Frontline Health Workers Return on Investment for Newborns

July 24, 2014

GAPPS’ James Litch discusses how competency-based training of Indonesian community health workers in maternal obstetric and neonatal care has proven results, saving mothers and babies lives. Continue reading

Health Workers Step Up to Save Lives

July 21, 2014

Jhpiego’s Kait Atkins discusses why it is essential that frontline health workers continue to receive the skills and support they need to bring HIV treatment and care to all those who are in need, including in hard-to-reach communities. Continue reading

What motivates our best health workers? Investing in patients and communities

July 8, 2014

Every day, health workers save lives and renew health in all countries around the world. Often working in difficult circumstances with few resources, what drives these health workers to continue striving day in and day out to reach those who are most in need of quality medical care? Continue reading

Can a Village Revolution for Mothers and Newborns Go Global?

July 2, 2014

Today babies in some of the world’s poorest, most remote communities are being saved through the use of low-tech interventions, such as a low-cost, hand-held device that can resuscitate babies who are not breathing at birth or an antiseptic gel that can prevent deadly infections when applied to the umbilical cord immediately after birth. Continue reading

Greater Support for the DRC’s Social Service Workers Leads to Better Care for Children

June 25, 2014

By Sarah Dwyer and Carol Bales, IntraHealth International A young boy—we’ll call him Mani—was living on the streets of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). He had no one to look after him, nowhere to go. He … Continue reading