Singida Region, Tanzania—Jilala Shusha’s personal milestone says a lot about his country’s commitment to delivering on the promise of an AIDS-free generation. At 17, Jilala decided to be circumcised, even though traditional circumcision is not practiced by his family, who are migrant herders of goats and cattle. With support and informed consent from his family,
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.
Leah and her husband