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4 Ways We’re Working to End Gender-Based Violence and Discrimination in Health Care

Because the future of gender equality in health care starts here.Read more

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Nine Polio Workers Dead in Nigeria: How Can We Move beyond Condemnation to Actions that Protect Health Workers?

First Pakistan, now Nigeria. Today, nine female health workers were slain while working on a polio eradication campaign.

A Timbuktu Doctor on the Horrors of Providing Care under Jihadist Occupation

When Islamist militants came to town, Dr. Ibrahim Maiga had no choice but to make a deal.

Here’s to Fewer Underage Marriages in India in 2013

Health workers, teachers, and religious leaders can prevent underage marriages. In India, we're helping them do it.

Vistaar: Two Decades of Collaboration for Women and Children

A lot has changed during the past 20 years of partnership between IntraHealth and the Government of India.

Tackling the Global Burden of Disease, One Health Worker at a Time

We've come a long way over the past 40 years in preventing and treating infectious diseases.

The Ongoing Fight for Safety, Equality, and Health

At IntraHealth, our work of empowering health workers around the world intersects with gender violence more often than you might think.

Gender-Based Violence in Maternity Care

Why, despite the risks of home birth and the benefits of institutional delivery, are most women in Ethiopia still giving birth at home?

Turning Despair into Hope (and Not Just on World AIDS Day)

This World AIDS Day, let's celebrate the health workers.

The Power of Proverbs?

Violence against women is portrayed as normal and even desirable in sayings from around the world. Here are just a few.

A World of Contrasts: Thanksgiving and Food Security

As we enter the holiday season, some lucky families will enjoy bountiful tables. But many will not.

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