Motivated by the health benefits of voluntary medical male circumcision, Moeketsi Mokhele engages his village chief to raise awareness about the importance of the HIV prevention strategy in their community.
In 2014, tuberculosis overtook AIDS as the leading infectious disease killer worldwide with 9.6 million people becoming ill and 1.5 million dying of TB. TB remains the leading killer among people living with HIV. Ending the TB epidemic by 2030 is one of the health targets of the newly
A known face at Allahabad’s busy District Women’s Hospital – a hospital that caters to about 400 clients per day and 350 births per month—is that of the hospital gynecologist, Dr. Sharmeen Ahmed. She is also a state master trainer for postpartum IUCD (PPICUD) services and has trained
On World Hypertension Day, we recognize the government of Kenya, partner AstraZeneca and community health workers like Charles Waweru who are helping prevent hypertension and moving towards a heart healthy Africa.
Gender-based violence will be among the hot topics discussed at the Women Deliver meeting in Copenhagen this month. Jhpiego’s gender experts discuss why this type of violence is a key issue for maternal health care providers and our efforts to foster gender equity in eight countries.
A strong midwifery workforce requires strong leadership. Jhpiego joins with partners in sponsoring a leadership symposium for 33 young midwives. These advocates for quality health services for women and families worldwide will meet in Copenhagen and then attend the Women Deliver confe