Health workers: The unattended resource

July 1, 2016

By Melissa Wanda Kirowo, FCI Program of Management Sciences for Health NOTE: This post was originally published in the FCI program of MSH blog Rights and Realities At Women Deliver 2016 conference in May, I had the opportunity to talk with one … Continue reading

Frontline health workers: The missing link to making the data revolution work for global health

June 22, 2016

By Laura Hollod, Johnson & Johnson “You want a revolution? I want a revelation.” – Angelica Schuyler, Hamilton the musical There is no denying a data revolution is underway in global development. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agreed to in … Continue reading

A Colleague Lost, and the Unknown Devastation of Attacks on Health Care

June 10, 2016

By Margarite Nathe, IntraHealth International NOTE: This blog was originally published in the Huffington Post. We know very little about what happened to our dear colleague Sister Veronika Rackova, a physician and Catholic nun who was loved by her community … Continue reading

World’s Health Ministers Approve Historic Global Health Workforce Strategy: Workforce 2030

June 3, 2016

By Scott Weathers, IntraHealth International GENEVA – The world’s health ministers last week at the 69th annual World Health Assembly approved an unprecedented resolution on health workforce that included approval of the first ever global health workforce strategy called “Global … Continue reading

Reflections on Women Deliver: From Stories to Action

June 2, 2016

By Claire Hitchcock, GSK Eva looked beautiful in a long pink dress, tied with a white sash. But her serene smile belied hardship. Speaking at a Frontline Health Workers Coalition-led side session at the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen, Eva … Continue reading