Feed items

Can the Global Fund Help Address New Health Challenges?

The world is focused on the Ebola crisis, with the most affected countries, donors, and partners scrambling to find ways to reduce new infections within countries and prevent a global epidemic.

Family Planning Has Yet to Take Hold in West Africa—But Change Is Coming

West African countries have the highest fertility rates in the world, with an average of 5.5 births per woman; they also have the lowest levels of contraceptive use.As a longtime physician and family planning/reproductive health trainer at <

Why Nigeria’s Response to Ebola Succeeded

A man arrived by plane in Lagos on July 20. He fell ill at the airport and was taken to a hospital.

Emergency Care Comes into Focus in Ghana

Dr. Eno Biney is an emergency medicine specialist at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, the second-largest city in Ghana.

mPossible! Health Workers Can Get Training Anytime, Anywhere with Interactive Voice Response

Advances in mobile health—or mHealth—have expanded the realm of possibility for remote education, diagnostic and treatment support, communication and training, disease tracking, monitoring, and data collection.Every day, mHealth grows to inc

Traveling to Tanzania With PSI, IntraHealth International, and Mandy Moore

Over the years I have had the distinct privilege of meeting health workers around the world from Ethiopia and Kenya to Tanzania and South Africa to India and Brazil.Health workers, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, are the un