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Frontline Health Workers’ Key Role in Improving Nutrition

By Sarah Dwyer and Geeta Sharma, IntraHealth International Sunita Kumari was struggling to get her message across. Working as an auxiliary nurse midwife in Gumla District, Jharkhand, India, she kept trying to mobilize the women of Toto, a village of 941 houses, to participate...

Leading the fight against hunger in Sierra Leone

By Sonia Lowman, International Medical Corps

In a country where one in three children is malnourished, Aminta Shamit Koroma helps lead the fight against hunger as Sierra Leone’s national nutrition program manager. To do this, she depends on frontline health workers at the community level...