Restoring Health Services in a Post-Conflict Setting

Every morning before 7 a.m., about 20 clients would gather in the outpatient area of Dubti General Hospital in Afar Region, Ethiopia. Mostly women and children, they waited their turn to talk with a doctor about their health concerns. Elderly men and women sat on wooden benches while mothers stood nearby, trying to soothe a

Jhpiego Rated “Very High Performer” on Gender Equality

Baltimore, Md. – Jhpiego has been recognized as a “Very High Performer” and a “Consistently High Performer” by Global Health 50/50 (GH5050) for the first time in its continued efforts to prioritize gender equality—both within the organization and in the global health sector broadly. In each of the previous three years, GH5050, an independent research

Fathers learn to be better parents and partners

Fathers are going back to school in the Western Highlands of Guatemala to learn to be better parents and partners. Among the students is Mario Méndez Pérez, 46. He and his wife María Carmelo, 42, live in Bulej village, 25 kilometers from the municipal capital of San Mateo Ixtatán, in Huehuetenango department. The program, which