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News & commentary about the global health workforce

The US Has a Chance to Invest in Health Workers Like Never Before

The Biden-Harris Administration’s Global Health Workforce Initiative is a golden opportunity.Read more

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New Digital Health Tools Lead to Better Services, Stronger Data, and Cost Savings in Uganda

How Smart Paper Technology and GIS Mapping are strengthening health services in eastern districts.

What Do Health Workers in Uganda Need to End the Current Ebola Outbreak?

Nurse and Advocate Tracy Kobukindo shares her recommendations for policymakers.

In Eastern Uganda, One District’s COVID-19 Vaccination Preparedness and Response Strategies Exceeded Expectations

The Bududa District used several approaches to improve vaccine uptake in the region—and saw great success.

A New Partnership Strengthens HIV Services in South Sudan

And provides more opportunities for this local organization to thrive.

Want to Transform a Population's Health?

To transform a population's health—including reducing costs and improving equity and outcomes—countries need actionable data. This means combining diverse data sources into coherent analytical...

Is a Cure for HIV Finally within Reach?

With help from health workers, we may be closer than we’ve ever been before.

IntraHealth Stands for Reproductive Health and Rights

Everyone everywhere deserves access to the health services they need to thrive—including safe abortion.

I'm a Health Worker—Here's Why Advocacy Is Important to Me

Curiosity and passion drove me to become a physician. Then I realized I needed to learn how to be an advocate too.

Early Intervention Among Women Getting Cesareans in Rwanda Is Saving Lives

Cesarean deliveries have become increasingly safe in Rwanda thanks to the efforts of the government and its partners to train and prepare health providers to perform these surgeries.

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