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Gender Parity = Better Health

Gender Parity = Better Health

In Mozambique, an adolescent searches for a way out of the isolation of young pregnancy. In Guinea, a mother, abandoned by her family, looks to her community for help. In Nepal, a woman subjected to brutal beatings by her husband seeks relief through the support of a trained community health volunteer. Gender inequality can put

From Screening to Cleaning: This Nurse Leads by Example

Ranita and patient

Early on Monday morning, the 30-year-old nurse in charge of the health and wellness center in Awang Wabagai scans the facility, checking to be sure everything is clean and ready for the clients who will soon arrive. “I never expected myself to be a team leader of community health workers at a health center,” Maibam

All in a Day’s Work

Woman crouching in dark room

An auxiliary nurse-midwife convinces a couple twice her age to quit a lifelong tobacco habit.