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Looking at Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in the Field

In rural Tanzania, health workers toil away in tents to stem HIV.

Three Things We Know about Family Planning—and Why We Don’t Talk About One of Them

Plenty of obstacles stand in the way of health workers who provide contraception to their clients. And personal bias is one of them.

Family Planning, Future Planning on World Population Day

What will it take to create a healthy, prosperous world population as we pass the 7.2 billion mark?

Youth Can Take the Lead in Health Governance and Accountability

Calling all young people: It's time to take the lead in global health. And don't forget to show your work along the way.

Mothers Can Make All the Difference in the Health of Their Children—and of Their Communities

A Tanzanian woman named Teereza teaches her son to take ownership of his health, just like my mother did with me.

Top 10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2014

Games. Youth. War. We’ve got our eyes on 10 topics that will shape 2014 for us all—especially for members of the health workforce.

Serious Games Can Lead Young Players to the Global Health Workforce

Have you ever wished you could test drive a career ahead of time and start over if things go wrong? In Vital Pursuit, you can.

Women on the Front Lines of Care: Seven Ways to Show We Care

How much do we really value women in the health workforce? And how can we make it a better place for them to work? Judith Winkler has some ideas.

Circumcision Services Help Break the Sex Ed Silence

Young people in Tanzania have a lot more opportunities and resources for learning about sex today than they did when Paul Mwakipesile was growing up, he says.

In Ethiopia, the Beat Goes on, in Music and Health

How do you get young people to talk about family planning? Just unpack the music studio and hand them the mic.