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News & commentary about the global health workforce

Door-to-Door Hypertension Care in Dakar Brings a Pervasive Public Health Problem to Light

Many health workers in Senegal didn’t know what hypertension was or how to treat it—until now.Read more

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Tanzania Could See Big Returns on Family Planning Investments

Let’s not let another second, day, or year go by where we fail to address the demand for family planning in Tanzania.

Why Is that Guy Tap Dancing? And Other Frequently Asked Questions about the Arts at SwitchPoint

Most of the 350+ people who come to this North Carolina conference aren’t artists. That’s the point.

Teen Clubs in Namibia Are Shaping a New Future for Kids with HIV

For some kids, adolescence began with a diagnosis. These health workers are helping them navigate all that comes with it.

A Registered Nurse’s Dispatch from Uganda

"They did not feel that medicine would help her. They were just waiting for her to die.”

A Physician’s Dispatch from KwaZulu-Natal

In honor of World Health Worker Week 2018, health workers from around the world are telling us what it's really like on the front lines.

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