As Spirits Rise in Sierra Leone, Technology Offers More than Ebola Recovery

November 24, 2015

By Amanda Puckett BenDor, IntraHealth International On Saturday, November 7, the World Health Organization declared Sierra Leone Ebola-free. Hundreds flooded the streets of Freetown to celebrate and pay tribute to those whose lives were lost during the outbreak. I read about the … Continue reading

Congressional Briefing Hears Hard Lessons Learned on Frontline Health Workforce Strengthening

November 12, 2015

By Maeve Halpin, IntraHealth International and Frontline Health Workers Coalition It’s been more than 18 months since the Ebola epidemic began its devastation through Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, causing thousands of deaths and testing health systems to the breaking … Continue reading

Health Workers put Family Planning Clients First

November 10, 2015

By Cole Bingham, Jhpiego & Liz Eddy, Maternal and Child Survival Program In recent years the global health community has galvanized around a call to fulfill the unmet contraceptive needs of 225 million women, most of whom live in developing … Continue reading

Collecting Community Health Worker Data in Ghana

November 4, 2015

By Sule Kuein, GSK PULSE Volunteer with the One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign, Ghana Community health workers (CHWs) on the frontlines of care are, without a doubt, one of the most essential building blocks in improving access to … Continue reading

Community-based Case Management—A Life-saving Strategy for Rural Children

October 28, 2015

By Narcisse Naia Embeke, Management Sciences for Health I grew up in a village in northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and although I’m now a doctor and live in Kinshasa, I remember those days well. I know what … Continue reading