Planning a Family by Choice, Not by Chance

September 29, 2015

By Dr. Leslie Mancuso, President and CEO, Jhpiego Every year, more than 180 million babies are born around the world. The birth of a child is a joyous occasion to be cherished and celebrated, but it is also a chance for … Continue reading

BREAKING: Bipartisan Frontline Health Workers Resolution Introduced by Reps. Lowey, Crenshaw

September 16, 2015

By Scott Weathers, IntraHealth International and Frontline Health Workers Coalition Reps. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) and Ander Crenshaw (R-Fla.) introduced H. Res. 419, “Recognizing the Importance of Frontline Health Workers” today in the U.S. House of Representatives. According to the WHO, … Continue reading

Connecting Frontline Health Workers to Training and Information

September 14, 2015

By Carolyn Moore, mPowering Frontline Health Workers For most people in developing countries, frontline health workers are the first and often only source of essential  health services.  Our partners and colleagues in the Frontline Health Workers Coalition support health workers … Continue reading

A First Responder on the Frontlines of the Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

August 19, 2015

By Jenna Montgomery, International Medical Corps Doa’a is a health program officer in Yemen working for International Medical Corps. Since last spring her reports have appeared on our website providing a rare view from inside a country at war where … Continue reading

Stronger Health Systems Could End Abuse during Childbirth

July 17, 2015

By Rebeccah Bartlett, UNC-IntraHealth Summer Fellow, IntraHealth International When I volunteered in a maternity ward in the Philippines in September 2013, I had about 18 months’ experience under my belt as a midwife and a couple more as nurse. I … Continue reading