Improving Health Services and Facilities through WASH

July 25, 2017

By Lisa Bos, World Vision In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF released the first multi-country review of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) access in health facilities.  The report looked at 54 low- and middle-income countries.  The results … Continue reading

Happy Birthday! Online library of mHealth Training Materials ORB Turns Two.

July 17, 2017

By Alex Kellerstrass, mPowering Frontline Health Workers In the summer of 2015, the mPowering Frontline Health Workers partnership launched ORB an online library of mobile health worker training materials, along with support from their network of partners. The rising temperatures … Continue reading

The story of Allan Joel and his drive to save lives in the operating room

July 5, 2017

This story originally appeared on Touch Foundation’s news blog. Five billion people live without access to safe, affordable surgical and anesthesia care. These operating room services are crucial to treating people with cardiovascular conditions, bone fractures, pregnancy complications, and many … Continue reading

Karamoja’s Mothers and Children Reap the Benefits of Health Systems Investments

June 27, 2017

By Lindsey Freeze, IntraHealth International This post originally appeared on Vital, IntraHealth International’s blog.  Jane Atim smiles and smooths the skirt of her crisp blue uniform as she ushers us into the maternity ward, excited to share what the night … Continue reading

A Malawian frontline midwife speaks

June 23, 2017

By: Mtondera Munthali for White Ribbon Alliance I am Mtondera Munthali, a midwife from Mzuzu city in the north of Malawi. My job is a very busy one. I’m in charge of the labor ward where 15 to 20 babies … Continue reading