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Why Technology Isn’t Always the Answer in Global Health

We were so excited by the flashiness of the tools, we forgot our goal—to lower hypertension in Africa.

The Promise of Digital Health in the Fight against Noncommunicable Diseases

Could activity trackers help stem the global tide of hypertension?

A Registered Nurse’s Dispatch from Uganda

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

Nurses and Stories Are a Powerful Combination

In Uganda, one nurse is changing the face of nursing leadership. Meet Samalie.

A Real-Life Cinderella: Remembering My Mother

My mother was lucky to have fairy godmothers—a team of physicians who helped her manage a terrible disease.

Cervical Cancer Screening Uncovers a Great Need in Kenya

Screening is crucial, particularly for women who live with HIV.

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