As a volunteer health promoter for the George Health Centre, Violet spends her days out and about, talking about voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). It’s a task that takes the 58-year-old widow into barbershops, markets, bars, clubs, churches … any place men tend to frequent o
With support from USAID's flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program, nursing and midwifery students in Tanzania benefit from new computers, well-stocked libraries and aptly-equipped clinical skills labs.
Mohai Mohai is among the Lesotho prisoners benefiting from a prisoner health program funded by the Elton John AIDS Foundation and implemented by Jhpiego. The 23-year-old received HIV screening, care and treatment services while in prison and follow-up support to ensure his wife had a
Kuza provides a safe space for young teens to talk about all the issues and concerns that impact their daily lives and futures, everything from schoolwork and parents’ expectations to pregnancy and HIV.
After his 15-year-old daughter gave birth, Daniel Otieno overcame taboos on discussing sex with his children to become an advocate for youth access to reproductive health services and contraceptives. Jhpiego, with funding from Merck for Mothers and in partnership with the Kenya Red C
A Nigerian father gets the message about maternal and newborn health. Several months ago, Israel Nwafor’s mobile phone buzzed with a message alerting him that “labor could start anytime now.” He read it in full, sharing aloud what he was learning about the signs of labor—some subtle,