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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.

Top 10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2015

Mobile tech. Global health security. Cancer. We’ve got our eyes on 10 topics that will shape 2015 for many of us—especially the health workforce.

Tracking Down the Silent Killer

World Health Day 2013 is marked by a call for intensified efforts to prevent and control hypertension, also known as high blood pressure.

Tackling the Global Burden of Disease, One Health Worker at a Time

We've come a long way over the past 40 years in preventing and treating infectious diseases.

Aging Well: Who Will Be There to Walk beside You?

This year’s World Health Day, celebrated on April 7, will focus on aging and health. The older I get, the better I understand that old truism: ‘old age is not for wimps.’