For HIV Clients, a Journey from Fear to Confidence

One year ago, in a small town in northwest Sierra Leone, Catherine Kamara, a 24-year-old pregnant woman, tested positive for HIV during her antenatal care appointment. “The news of my health condition was overwhelming and scary,” says Catherine. “With counseling and encouragement from Nurse Tinny, I discussed it with my husband and asked him to

Persistent Pursuit for Pharmacist Student 

Training future medical professionals

In September of this year, Albab Woyesa will leave her college campus as a proud pharmacist.   Looking back on the past three years, she recalls the challenges she faced at the start of her college education. In 2020, I joined university to study pharmacy. Unfortunately, our mother passed away the same year. My siblings and

COVID-19 & Emerging Infectious Diseases

Mobilizing to Fight Outbreaks and Emerging Infectious Diseases COVID-19, Zika and Ebola. Emerging new diseases have made for some scary headlines—and will continue to threaten men, women and children across the world. In concert with our efforts to prevent and control public health crises by enhancing global health security, Jhpiego works with global, regional and