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Uganda Brings Ebola Expertise to the West African Response

Ugandan health workers are heading to West Africa to share what they've learned from the country's four outbreaks in 15 years.

In West Africa’s Ebola Crisis, a Mobile Phone-Based Hero for Health Workers

Liberian health officials can send accurate data and key messages to health workers on Ebola's front lines, thanks to mHero.

For Health Workers on Ebola's Front Lines, Stress Management is Crucial

Under pressure of long hours, short staffing, and the growth of a deadly disease, how can health workers stay safe and effective?

Health Workers Pay the Ultimate Price in the Fight against Ebola

In Sierra Leone, Ebola virus has claimed the lives of 40 frontline health workers. And it's taking a toll on West Africa's health systems.

Women on the Front Lines of Care: Seven Ways to Show We Care

How much do we really value women in the health workforce? And how can we make it a better place for them to work? Judith Winkler has some ideas.

"You Never Think It Will Happen to You": Health Workers Confront the Risks of Tuberculosis

Patricia Bond was working as a nurse at a health facility in South Africa when she developed some troubling symptoms.

Health Workers Have a Right to Clean Hands

According to the 2010 Kenya Service Provision Assessment survey, only 46% of Kenyan health facilities have running water year-round.

Violence in the Workplace: A Reality for Many Health Workers

Workplace violence is psychological and physical abuse that affects occupational health worldwide. It takes many forms—physical assault, verbal abuse, sexual or racial harassment, bullying, or mobbing. All studies on the subject have demonstrated serious consequences for individual health workers, for health organizations, and for the larger society.