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Senate Bill a Big Win for Health Workers around the Globe

Here are the key provisions for health systems and what US Congress should make sure to keep in.

The Frontline Health Workers Coalition Urges Continued United States Investment and Engagement in the World Health Organization

U.S. support for the WHO is critical to protect the health of all people in the U.S. and around the world.

On the Hill to Advocate for and Honor Health Workers

During World Health Worker Week, frontline health workers and members of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) took to Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, to educate lawmakers and their staff on the tremendous impact frontline health workers have in their communities and advocate for greater and...

More than a story: takeaways from the Health Heroes Plus Social Good Summit

As global health policymakers from around the world this week are discussing the financing needed to achieve universal health coverage on the sidelines of the World Bank spring meetings here in Washington – they would be wise to heed the stories and calls for investment and inclusion by the frontline health workers who spoke at the Health Heroes + Social Good Summit on April 5 during World Health Worker Week.

On World Humanitarian Day, Remember Local Health Workers

By Michelle Korte, IntraHealth International When you think of a humanitarian, what image comes to mind? A foreign aid worker? A group of missionaries? Maybe a few American celebrities stirring trans-Atlantic compassion? (Just Google the term “humanitarian” and you’ll see a lot of Angelina Jolie...

A Tanzanian Pediatrician and Advocate’s Take on Tanzania’s Health Workforce and U.S. Global Health Investments

By: Scott Weathers, Frontline Health Workers Coalition, IntraHealth International The Frontline Health Workers Coalition recently sat down to speak with Dr. Namala Mkopi, a Tanzanian doctor, former President of the Medical Association of Tanzania, and current Vice President of the Pediatric...

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

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, as of 2015, at...

Bridging the Gap: Surgical Care in Low-Resource Settings

By Susan W. Hayes, ReSurge International Seven years ago, young Mohammed Hussein was playing with friends near his home in Bangladesh when an accident occurred that would change his life forever. He and his friends were beside a road that was being paved, when Mohammed Hussein fell into a vat of hot...

5 Ways to End AIDS by 2030

This article originally appeared in Devex. By Margarite Nathe, IntraHealth International When it started in the early 1980s, everyone was scared. No one knew how to help the people who were filling U.S. hospitals and then swiftly dying, or what to do for others suffering the same fate around the...

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