Johnson & Johnson Announces New Center for Health Worker Innovation

Johnson & Johnson Announces New Center for Health Worker Innovation Johnson & Johnson has announced a new Center for Health Worker Innovation to empower and strengthen the global health workforce. Johnson & Johnson hopes this will spur a movement to address the global health workforce shortage challenge.

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PQMD 2019 Executive Forum: Transformational Thinking in Global Medical Donations

PQMD 2019 Executive Forum: Transformational Thinking in Global Medical Donations With ever-increasing challenges facing all involved in the global health and aid community, transformational ways of thinking, operating, and ultimately acting has become increasingly critical. But what does transformational mean, particularly in terms of donations, disasters, and

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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION LAUNCHES NEW GUIDELINE FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION LAUNCHES NEW GUIDELINE FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS Community health workers are vital in rural Africa, connecting structured health facilities and communities. These workers provide a variety of health services, from prenatal consultations to malaria screenings. Community health workers have been recognized by the World

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Heart to Heart International’s Newest Initiative in Haiti: Market Women’s Clinic

Heart to Heart International’s Newest Initiative in Haiti: Market Women’s Clinic Throughout history and around the world, women in developing countries have been turning to the informal economy to survive in an environment of high unemployment. Haiti is the third poorest country in the world, and the

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Polio Cases Blamed on Unmonitored Border Crossings Between Pakistan and Afghanistan

Polio Cases Blamed on Unmonitored Border Crossings Between Pakistan and Afghanistan Polio remains endemic in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and the Global Polio Eradication Initiative believes people traveling through unchecked crossings is one of the main causes of the spread of the disease. The group has made strides

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Venezuela Crisis Affects Health Care in Neighboring Countries

Venezuela Crisis Affects Health Care in Neighboring Countries Measles in Brazil; HIV Treatment in Peru Overwhelmed Venezuela’s political and economic crises destroyed the country’s health care system, and now neighboring countries are impacted, NPR reports. One year after the World Health Organization declared the Americas the first

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Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and Americares Expand Produce to Give Program

Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and Americares Expand Produce to Give Program Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation (“BI Cares”) and Americares have expanded their partnership program that provides a free supply of medication to eligible uninsured patients in the U.S. to now include patients in Tanzania and El Salvador.

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