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Health Workforce

Health Workforce

Young midwife in uniform.

Building Local Capacity to Meet Local Needs Worldwide health priorities, such as ending the HIV epidemic and reducing maternal and newborn deaths and deaths from malaria, 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

Tanzania Reaches 800,000 Men with VMMC Services

Tanzania’s voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) program, AIDSFree, has made incredible progress since its inception in 2009. In partnership with John Snow Inc., under U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) sponsorship, Jhpiego is working with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children to rapidly expand the provision of high-quality, client-centered VMMC

Malaria in Pregnancy

Why are pregnant women at risk of malaria? Pregnancy reduces a woman’s immunity to malaria, which makes her more susceptible to malaria infection and increases her risk of illness. In pregnant women, malaria can lead to severe anemia, spontaneous abortion (miscarriage), stillbirth, premature delivery, delivery of low-birthweight babies, and death. Women in their first pregnancy