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For HIV Clients in Zambia, Referrals Are Life-Changing

A simple document from a trained health worker can give clients the courage they need to face the virus head-on.

A Preacher on a Mission to End HIV in Zambia

Whether he’s on his bike, giving a sermon, or counseling at the clinic, Reverend Lusale is ready to talk to anyone about HIV.

mSakhi: Digitizing Health Care at the Grass Roots

This app is revolutionizing health care for moms and babies in Jhansi, India.

Community Health Workers: Forgotten No More

A new global campaign is pushing for salaries, benefits, and formal employment for these crucial health workers.

The Power of Storytelling: Unlocking Energy for Change

What happens when frontline health workers team up with a professional storytelling coach? The results are unforgettable.

Advocacy to Honor Health Workers for the 5th Annual World Health Worker Week

As organizers of this awareness week, we’re often asked who we are and how we contribute.

How Mobile Technology Is Transforming Lives in Rural India

Women health workers in rural India are using a mobile app to educate pregnant women about maternal and neonatal danger signs.

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.

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