Juba, South Sudan – Put yourself in Mary’s shoes. Imagine being 17, living in South Sudan, and learning that you are HIV-positive. Your family rejects you so you run away, desperate to keep your “secret” from others. You want to die and figure that stopping your antiretrovirals (ARVs) will hasten the end. However, before despair
BALTIMORE, MD. (October 1, 2019) – The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s 2019 Goalkeepers Report, a yearly compendium of foundation-supported programs that show progress in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals, highlights Jhpiego’s innovative work in delivering prenatal care to women in group settings and engaging their partners in a family’s health. The Goalkeepers report featured
Nurses and midwives play an essential role in ensuring a healthier world for everyone, everywhere. These skilled, determined health workers make up the majority of our health workforce. They are the backbone of our shared goals for universal health coverage, and the foundation to our efforts to extend primary health care services to all.