Diseases aren’t the only major threats to global health today.
One of the greatest successes in global health in the past 25 years was delivered by frontline health workers.
A health worker struggles to save her people—and to survive.
Every year health workers are kidnapped, threatened, tortured, and killed. Dr. Dilshad Jaff has made health care in conflict the center of his work.
There were 1,809 incidents of violence against health workers, clients, ambulances, and medical facilities in 2012 and 2013. Why? And how can we put a stop to them?
“Let me treat my patients,” pleads a Syrian doctor whose hospital has been repeatedly attacked. This year on International Women’s Day, let’s pledge to #MakeItHappen.
On International Human Rights Day, support UN leadership to protect access to health care.
UN members say attacks on schools and hospitals are war crimes.
Trapped in Libya by intermittent fighting, nurses face threats to their physical, emotional, and even financial safety.
We sat down with Fatimata Touré to find out what it’s like to be an International Woman of Courage, how the award will change her life, and whether reconciliation is possible in war-battered northern Mali.