Elyse and Jacqueline don’t know each other, but they live in the same region, see the same midwife and struggle with something all too common in their community: malaria.
A difficult labor left Kadiatou Diallo with the pain of stillbirth and the shame of fistula. Surgical repair services at Guinea’s Kissidougou Hospital offered her healing and hope.
Building Local Capacity to Meet Local Needs Worldwide health priorities, such as ending AIDS and malaria and reducing maternal and newborn deaths, require not only hiring more health workers, but also training them to meet their country’s health needs. In 2017, we educated more than 275,200 health care workers—creating a lifeline for communities and bringing