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News & commentary about the global health workforce

3 Ways to End the Global HIV Epidemic—Locally

It won’t happen from an office or a conference room. It’ll happen on the front lines.Read more

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Young and HIV-Positive? We See You

For kids who live with the virus, an empathetic health worker can be a link to a lifetime of successful treatment.

Global Access to Quality, Affordable Care

This year's Extreme Affordability Conference in Ghana had something new to offer.

Behind Big Results in Zambia, Big Ideas and a Creative Team

Meet some of the people who’ve been driving major progress in HIV care for members of Zambia’s hard-to-reach key populations.

One Major Reason the AIDS Epidemic Isn’t Going Away

It's a serious threat to public health and progress in HIV treatment and prevention—and something we have the knowledge to stop.

In Rural Uganda, One Trans Woman Fights for HIV Care for All

She knows from experience that health workers can either push LGBTI clients away from the care they need—or draw them to it.

Twelve Years Later, HIV in Namibia Looks Very Different

There's been enormous progress here, but adolescent girls and young women still face particular risk.

SwitchPoint Goes to Ghana

At the Extreme Affordability Conference in Accra, we saw some of the unusual partnerships and switchpoints that are transforming West Africa’s health and tech landscape.

How Do Attacks on Health Care Affect Women?

When hospitals or clinics are attacked, women often become targets. But what do we know about the real impact on their health and well-being?

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