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At One Namibian Hospital, Shorter Lines, Healthier Clients

In remote northern Namibia, Onandjokwe Hospital is becoming a national model for bringing health care to people where they live.

One Family’s Quiet Quest for Namibia’s HIV-Free Generation

A community health worker’s two daughters both share their mother’s air of calm, but only one shares her HIV status.

7 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2017

This year, our annual list from IntraHealth International is filled with abundant uncertainty, and a cautious hope for progress.

Meet the Health Workers Who Are Leading Us to an AIDS-Free Generation

These are the people and ideas we’ve got our eyes on this World AIDS Day.

In Juba, Women Are on the Front Lines Fighting HIV—and the Stigma Still Attached to It

HIV peer group leaders and members dedicate their time and energy so children, women, and families around the world can get the HIV care they need.

To Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation, We Need More Problem Solvers

Putting what we already know works into practice is key to the fight against AIDS.

Imelda Achieng Wants to Find a Cure for HIV for Her Mum

A loan fund in Kenya is helping this pharmacy student keep her promise from childhood.

New Service Integration in Kenya Gives Clients Access to HIV Care—without the Stigma

In West Pokot County, Agnes looks over her shoulder every time she takes her HIV meds.

In Rural Tanzania, Everyone Has a Role to Play in Ending Gender-Based Violence

Health workers are forging key partnerships to halt the violence.

5 Reasons Senegal Is Ahead of its Neighbors on Family Planning and HIV

How is it that, in a region that has lagged behind in the global health advances of the past 30 years, one country stands out?

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