Dr. Vikas Kaushal knew he wasn’t cut out for a desk job. He also knew he’d found his place when he started working for Jhpiego in community medicine—a specialty that allows him to have a positive impact on large numbers of people.
Happy as he was to join Jhpiego and settle down to
For the past 30 years, nurse-midwife Semakaleng Phafoli has worked to prevent the spread of HIV among pregnant women and their newborns, advocate for quality health services for families, and ensure that nurses and midwives have the skills to deliver lifesaving care.
Health extension workers like Abraha and Girmay are part of the Ethiopian government's flagship National Health Extension Program that is committed to bringing essential health care services to communities throughout the country.
Committed to strengthening maternal and newborn health in the country, the government of Myanmar has engaged a powerhouse of partners to advance the education, training, and practice of health care providers in order to prevent the needless deaths of women and newborns.
On World Hypertension Day, we recognize the government of Kenya, partner AstraZeneca and community health workers like Charles Waweru who are helping prevent hypertension and moving towards a heart healthy Africa.
With support from Jhpiego and champions like Dr. Jean Claude Comoe, Côte d’Ivoire is building a sustainable cervical cancer prevention program. More than 36,000 women have benefited from a low-cost, effective screen-and-treat approach.
Nyabor Bandak, a gender counselor at Gambella Teachers Education and Health Science College, vividly remembers the nursing student’s visit to her office. The student, who was well on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a nurse, had discovered she was pregnant. Sad and distraug
Baltimore, MD —A few weeks ago, I was talking with a good friend who lives in the Philippines. She’s expecting her second child and experiencing all the excitement that a new baby brings. Joy. Anticipation. But also anxiety.