Vital for "Community Engagement"

A Day in the Life of a New York City Community Health Worker

Rosaura guides her clients through a challenging health system during the most vulnerable moments in their lives.

These 5 Levels of Advocacy Are Moving the Needle on Contraceptive Use

In the struggle to end poverty, new ideas and powerful new voices are rising up, demanding change. And it's working.

Young Nigeriens Want Comprehensive Sex Ed and Solid Advice

In Niger, talking about sex and contraceptives isn’t always easy. But little by little, things are changing.

One Major Reason the AIDS Epidemic Isn’t Going Away

It's a serious threat to public health and progress in HIV treatment and prevention—and something we have the knowledge to stop.

In Rural Uganda, One Trans Woman Fights for HIV Care for All

She knows from experience that health workers can either push LGBTI clients away from the care they need—or draw them to it.

Meet the Feminists of Western Mali

Contraception, sex ed, fistula, female genital mutilation—this group tackles them all.

Women on the Rise in Global Health: Q&A with a Malian Trailblazer

How can more women rise to leadership positions in global health and beyond? Hawa Diallo has some ideas.

After Fifty Long Years with Obstetric Fistula, Two Women Reclaim Their Dignity

They spent most of their lives with the condition, but now two septuagenarians in Mali are healed—and they’re on a mission.

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