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News & commentary about the global health workforce

10 Global Health Issues to Watch in the 2020s

We have a lot to do before 2030, if we're going to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.Read more

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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.

The Situation in Northern Mali

Months of violence and looting have whisked away medical supplies and expertise. Now, patients who could have easily been saved a year ago are dying.

Your Money Saved That Kid’s Life

Five thousand miles from Washington, DC, in the African country of Niger, something very good is happening.

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