An Excerpt from Kate Tulenko in the New York Times: Foreign Health Workers in the US Come with a Cost
In the NY Times, Tulenko discusses the dire economic and social consequences of insourcing and how it threatens the quality of care.
National Conventions and International Issues: The DNC Provides Great Opportunity to Promote Global Health
Women’s reproductive health rights are a heated topic in the United States (US) this election year. I had the opportunity to attend an advocacy event focused on reproductive rights and access at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) last week.
I saw people out of work in the US and health workers being imported from countries that could ill afford to lose them.
By developing a more rational division of labor among HIV/AIDS health workers in developing countries, we can go a long way in “Overcoming the Last Barrier to Universal Access,” and nurses have a significant role to play in that effort.
After three-plus years of “working in India,” last month I finally had the opportunity to actually work in India. Prior to my UNC-IntraHealth Fellowship, I worked on a program promoting...
Rep Nita Lowey introduced a resolution recognizing the importance of frontline health workers to accelerating progress on global health.
As we approach the 2012 International AIDS Conference, it seems time to reflect on the critical role that health workers play in HIV/AIDS services.
As an artist who has worked in a variety of settings, countries, and languages, I know one thing for sure: images can communicate what words cannot.
This weekend I returned from a long period of travel, having visited programs in eight countries in six weeks—some where I have lived, others where IntraHealth has had a significant commitment in partnership with the local government and communities, and still more where I feel I have spent so much time visiting over the past 25 years that I have come to feel at home.
Hesperian Health Guides staff describe how they adapted print-based health information sources to use on mobile technology.