Latin America & the Caribbean

Jhpiego to Present Global Humanitarian Award to Shawn and Serena Levy

LOS ANGELES, CA – It’s no strange(r) thing that philanthropists Shawn and Serena Levy will be taking center stage alongside comedian Hasan Minhaj and Dr. Beena Patel Minhaj at the Laughter Is the Best Medicine 2022 gala on Monday, December 5, at the Beverly Wilshire, hosted by global health nonprofit Jhpiego. An extraordinary storyteller and

Saving Newborn Lives in Brazil

In Brazil, an unacceptable number of infants die during the first 28 days of life, nearly 12 infants per 1,000 births. UNICEF estimates that 14% of these deaths are due to preventable infections. Pediatrician Flávio Melo is determined to prevent those infections and save lives. He is leading a team of health investigators in the

Trekking to overcome COVID-19

Ecuador Vaccine

The numbers tell an amazing story of health care providers striving to control the COVID-19 pandemic in Ecuador: One million vulnerable people vaccinated 13 provinces reached 102 mobile brigades and health facilities contributing 5,550 members of the community trained in COVID-19 vaccine-related topics to counter misinformation 65 health care providers leading the vaccination strategy To