For HIV Clients, a Journey from Fear to Confidence

One year ago, in a small town in northwest Sierra Leone, Catherine Kamara, a 24-year-old pregnant woman, tested positive for HIV during her antenatal care appointment. “The news of my health condition was overwhelming and scary,” says Catherine. “With counseling and encouragement from Nurse Tinny, I discussed it with my husband and asked him to

Every Outbreak a Lesson:

Global health security

As a medical doctor with training and hands-on experience in infectious disease surveillance and emergency response, Ibrahim Seriki is the expert you need when developing a health plan for international borders—a critical but neglected area in global health security. After several years as a hospital-based physician, Dr. Seriki wanted to expand his impact from individuals

Women are at the Center of Respectful Maternity Care  

Sierra Leone, Jhpiego

I want to take you on a journey. It begins in the busiest maternity hospital in Delhi more than 30 years ago, when as a young doctor, I was horrified at what I saw. It ends in the present day, in a small health center in Sierra Leone, where I watched midwives deliver respectful, quality