Imagine you and 74,000 other people all had access to just one doctor. That used to be Uganda's Bukwo District.
My mother was lucky to have fairy godmothers—a team of physicians who helped her manage a terrible disease.
But the global advocacy movement they created was no joke.
It seemed like a normal workday, but an unexpected crisis gave Dr. Dayo Olakulehin an idea that could save lives around the world.
History now records 1996 as one of West Africa’s worst meningitis outbreaks. Dr. Babacar Gueye remembers it well.
Two billion people worldwide have no access to basic surgical care. Making it available is a key step toward universal health coverage.
We met some amazing health workers this year. They work hard every day to keep their communities healthy—and many put their lives on the line to do it.
On International Human Rights Day, support UN leadership to protect access to health care.
A new wealth of information could alleviate some costly strains on the West Bank's overloaded health system.
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu shares how Nigeria's government, ministries, health workers, and religious leaders took immediate action and stopped the spread of Ebola.