Community health workers can help protect pregnant women, their babies from malaria

Community health workers can make a great difference in increasing the number of pregnant women who receive life-saving preventive antimalarial treatment, according to a study conducted in four sub-Saharan African countries and led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la Caixa” Foundation. The findings, published in The Lancet Global Health, will help to guide

We are all in this together

A conversation with Dr. Virgile Kikaya about global health security Infectious diseases know no borders. As director of Jhpiego’s office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Dr. Virgile Kikaya knows this well. The DRC shares borders with nine countries. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Kikaya has used his expertise in global health security to help

COVID-19 & Emerging Infectious Diseases

Mobilizing to Fight Outbreaks and Emerging Infectious Diseases COVID-19, Zika and Ebola. Emerging new diseases have made for some scary headlines—and will continue to threaten men, women and children across the world. In concert with our efforts to prevent and control public health crises by enhancing global health security, Jhpiego works with global, regional and