Advanced protective gear for health workers who treat Ebola patients, devised by a Johns Hopkins team, is one of the first five winners of a federal funding contest aimed at quickly devising new tools to protect against the deadly disease. Thanks to the US Agency for International Dev
Each year, millions of lives are lost due to untreated conditions that needed surgical attention. Five billion people across the globe lack access to safe surgery, and the time is now to begin reaching them.
Through the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) in Mozambique, 2.5 million prenatal care appointments were conducted, 888,087 women received counseling and testing for HIV, 5,839 health workers were traine
After traveling through rural Kenya, a young California woman decides to help a local community improve health services for women and children and to support the efforts of Jhpiego, a Baltimore-based global health organization working across Africa.