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When HIV and Gender-Based Violence Intersect, Women Suffer in Silence

An IntraHealth study finds that most health workers in Mara region, Tanzania, don't know how to care for survivors.

Men and Boys Come Out in Droves for HIV Services in Tanzania

In the northern regions, HIV services aren't always available. But when they are, health workers stay busy.

Mandy Moore and Jennifer James See Tanzania's Health Workers in Action

Two global health advocates experience firsthand the inner workings of a rural, mobile HIV facility.

Looking at Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in the Field

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

Traveling to Tanzania With PSI, IntraHealth International, and Mandy Moore

Jennifer James of Mom Bloggers for Social Good is in Tanzania this week to report on frontline health workers—and why they matter.

One Nurse's Best Day at Work

Meet Phylis Cherono Siele, a nurse in Kenya's Tenwek Mission Hospital whose joy comes from helping clients find hope, even in the most difficult times.

Zambia Could Be First Country to Distribute Pratt Pouch Nationally

It looks like a little ketchup packet. But it could help HIV-positive women throughout Zambia give their newborns a virus-free start.

Abduaraman Gidi: "I'm a Health Worker"

Meet an Ethiopian nurse whose passion lies in saving mothers' lives, and listen as he tells us about one of his best days on the job.

Healthy Community Means a Healthy Workforce for this Tanzanian Town

In Bariadi district, we teamed up with a local cotton gin to prevent HIV and make sure locals have access to health workers who can help.

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