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News & commentary about the global health workforce

Three Steps NGO Leaders Can Take toward a Future of Inclusive, Locally Led Development

Lessons in localization with global health CEOs Maqsoda Maqsodi and Pape Gaye.

Picture It: New Surgical Equipment Will Improve Maternal Health in Senegal

The USAID MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics project donated Universal Anesthesia Machines to local partners to increase access to essential surgery for mothers.

Are We at the “End of the Beginning” for Global Digital Health? And What’s Next?

To impact health outcomes, IntraHealth's Amy Finnegan and Olivia Vélez say we still have these challenges and opportunities to tackle.

Want to Unleash Pent Up Health Tech Innovation in Africa? Invest in Health Worker and Facility Registries

IntraHealth's Amy Finnegan and Olivia Vélez explain how investing in digital public infrastructure like health worker and facility registries can accelerate health tech startups.

Three Ways to Support and Engage the Full Health Workforce Needed to Deliver on UNGA’s Health Agenda

Start with really embracing localization and putting local actors, including allied health professionals, in the lead.

How Can Nurses Support Digital Health and Vice Versa?

Seven questions for Olivia Vélez, nurse, developer, and IntraHealth’s chief digital health officer.

At UNGA, Civil Society Must Mobilize Global Solidarity for Universal Health Coverage

Let's press heads of state to invest in health systems and health workers.

Community Advocacy Leads to New Maternity Unit at Rwanda Health Center

An innovative approach is helping community members, health workers, and local leaders improve maternal care.

Big Milestones for Me and All Community Health Workers in Kenya

Last week USAID’s assistant administrator for Global Health visited and Kenya’s president announced a new commitment.