HIV and HIV Testing, Care & Treatment, Prevention

HIV and HIV Testing, Care & Treatment, Prevention

Jhpiego, Malawi.

Lifesaving Care Delivered in the Community For more than 15 years, we have worked to reduce the global burden of HIV by testing people for HIV, circumcising males to reduce their chance of getting HIV, and supporting people on treatment. With an estimated 36.7 million people living with HIV worldwide, this work is more essential

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Health Workforce

Young midwife in uniform.

Building Local Capacity to Meet Local Needs Worldwide health priorities, such as ending AIDS and malaria and reducing maternal and newborn deaths, 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 for communities and bringing

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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

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