We want to briefly share with you the experiences of our team in Uganda in using a great management tool and methodology called the Workload Indicator of Staffing Needs, or WISN for short.
Are countries with a critical shortage of health workers all alike, in terms of their health outcomes?
Last week, the New York Times published “As Doctors Use More Devices, Potential for Distraction Grows,” which offers a critical look at the place of mobile technology and computers in the hospital.
Earlier this month, during the Dakar International Family Planning Conference, the President of Senegal, Mr. Abdoulaye Wade, took a bold and unprecedented stance in his address in the opening ceremony of the conference saying, “Senegalese families should limit the number of children to better battle poverty.”
Earlier in the month, we celebrated World AIDS Day with messages such as “getting to zero,” and ‘the end of AIDS.’ In a fledgling country like South Sudan, figuring out how to get to zero means knowing what you are starting with.
Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released findings from the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey. The numbers are sobering
Changing opinions and behaviors around family planning in Senegal may happen slowly.
Wrapping up earlier this month, the International Conference on Family Planning brought together more than 2,000 participants for three days of science and advocacy on family planning.
I wanted to share some thoughts on an inspiring initiative undertaken by the Tanzanian government to create a new social worker cadre to care for and support the country’s most neglected and vulnerable children.
This is a day to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and reflect on where we have made achievements in battling the epidemic and where we need to do better.