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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

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

Our Approach to Digital Health

two government workers entering information using a cellphone and a tablet.

Increasing Our Impact Digital health is integral to our approach to designing innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to elevate quality of care. These solutions increase the impact of our work in strengthening health care systems and developing local human capacity to save lives and improve the health of women and their families. We identify six