15 07, 2019

Zambian Mother-Turned-Activist Joins Fight Against Cervical Cancer

By |2019-07-15T17:31:11+00:00July 15th, 2019|Cervical Cancer, Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Zambia|

Globally, one woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes. In Zambia, Project Concern International (PCI) is working to put an end [...]

12 06, 2019

Redefining Fatherhood: One New Dad’s Journey as a Preemie Parent

By |2019-06-14T14:10:30+00:00June 12th, 2019|Health, Malawi, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

When Martha was born, her mother Enipha says she was barely the size of her own slender forearm. The nurse on [...]

15 05, 2019

It Takes A Village: Transforming Care for Preterm Babies

By |2019-05-16T14:42:06+00:00May 15th, 2019|Health, Malawi, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

A mural painted on an outside wall of the Balaka District Hospital in Malawi has the following message translated in Chichewa: “Everyone [...]

5 05, 2019

Midwives Matter: A Lifeline for Vulnerable Mothers and Babies in Malawi

By |2019-05-28T15:37:15+00:00May 5th, 2019|Health, Malawi, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

Irene Kamanga’s career was born in a waiting room. Growing up in a rural area of Malawi, she saw how difficult it [...]

30 04, 2019

From Mosques to Barbershops: Unconventional Allies in India’s Immunization Efforts

By |2019-05-06T17:39:29+00:00April 30th, 2019|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, India, Polio|

When India experienced a polio resurgence in 2001, those working to end the disease had to take a leap of faith. In [...]

22 04, 2019

Meet Tanzania’s Safe Water Superhero

By |2019-04-22T19:37:29+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Tanzania, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

Yvonne Mwakisyala understands firsthand how access to clean water and sanitation is critical to keeping girls healthy, safe and on track with [...]

23 03, 2019

Turning the Tide on Unsanitary School Conditions in Tanzania

By |2019-04-22T19:02:58+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Health, Tanzania, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

Children should not have to choose between their health and their education. Yet, one-third of schools worldwide lack access to clean water [...]

1 12, 2018

Community Lay Counselors in Zambia at the Forefront of Realizing an AIDS-free Generation

By |2018-12-01T17:36:38+00:00December 1st, 2018|Health, HIV/AIDS, Zambia|

Zambia has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in Sub-Saharan Africa at 13%. Among the military population, the prevalence rate is [...]

26 11, 2018

Never Too Early to Learn: Engaging Parents as Teachers in Tanzania

By |2018-11-26T17:33:31+00:00November 26th, 2018|Food for Education, Health, Hunger, Tanzania|

For years, Juma Mazaba Motoka has confidently served as the head of a small sub-village in Tanzania. But only recently did the [...]

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