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Stand Up For Human Rights by Fighting Fistula

December 10, 2016
Obstetric fistula is an especially important example on Human Rights Day 2016 because it is an underrepresented and often unheard of condition that affects a population that is also underrepresented and unheard: impoverished women.

WASH Works, So What Are We Waiting For?

October 13, 2016
October 15 is Global Handwashing Day and the theme is “Make Handwashing a Habit!” That's great. But what if the only water you have to wash with is dark brown?

Can Uttar Pradesh Improve Its Health Care Indicators with mSakhi?

December 08, 2016
In a state with one of the poorest health indicators, there’s an app that might help if the government invests more in it.

Can Uttar Pradesh Improve Its Health Care Indicators with mSakhi?

Disclosure: The author is researching the potential and limits of mobile health apps in low cost settings where mSakhi is a case study.Here’s some trivia to chew on: if Uttar Pradesh, the largest state in India, were a country, it w

Meet the Health Workers Who Are Leading Us to an AIDS-Free Generation

December 01, 2016
These are the people and ideas we’ve got our eyes on this World AIDS Day.

In Juba, Women Are on the Front Lines Fighting HIV—and the Stigma Still Attached to It

November 30, 2016
HIV peer group leaders and members dedicate their time and energy so children, women, and families around the world can get the HIV care they need.

mSakhi Reaches Moms and Babies in India's Remotest Villages

November 21, 2016
We're teaming up with CaringCrowd to bring lifesaving care to hard-to-reach families through a mobile app for frontline health workers.

Meet the Health Workers Who Are Leading Us to an AIDS-Free Generation

It’s easy to say that an HIV diagnosis is no longer a death sentence—after all, it isn’t.We have antiretroviral therapies to keep viral loads down, PrEP to keep new infections fr

In Juba, Women Are on the Front Lines Fighting HIV—and the Stigma Still Attached to It

"If not for Rita*, I would've been dead and buried years ago."That’s what Grace* announced to me and eight women from her HIV peer support group.