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10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2019

From food security to the future of PEPFAR, here are some of the trends we’ll be watching closely in the year ahead.Read more

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Invest in Health Systems by Investing in Health Workers

A new report provides the first quantitative estimates of the value of stronger health systems—and the lives they can save.

Safer Toilets Bring Better Health, New Business to Tajikistan

New ventilated improved pit latrines are creating fresh opportunities for local families.

To End HIV Stigma, We Must Fight a Long History

Health workers can play a key role in ending discrimination against people who live with HIV.

For HIV Clients in Zambia, Referrals Are Life-Changing

A simple document from a trained health worker can give clients the courage they need to face the virus head-on.

How Do You Become a Humanitarian?

Ghiath Alddin Zeen was forced to leave Syria, but continues to find ways to help his people.

What's Not a Target

Health workers and facilities are supposed to be protected by the rules of war, but they're still being attacked.

A Preacher on a Mission to End HIV in Zambia

Whether he’s on his bike, giving a sermon, or counseling at the clinic, Reverend Lusale is ready to talk to anyone about HIV.

Real Talk App Elevates Teen Voices to Transform Sex Education

A new app brings sex ed directly to middle school students through storytelling—on their phones.

Meet the Young Future-Planners of West Africa

They’re informed, determined, and looking ahead for the good of their countries.

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