Community health representative on Navajo Nation takes patient's blood pressure

Research: A Model for Improving Community Health on Navajo Nation

For more than 50 years, Community Health Representatives (CHRs) have formed the backbone of the Navajo Nation’s health system. <... Read More

Patients outside the TB clinic at Botšabelo Hospital in Maseru, Lesotho

Research: Health Systems, Like Patients, Can Suffer From Misdiagnosis

As HIV care advanced following the introduction of antiretrovirals, clinicians observed a curious phenomenon: Some patients’ heal... Read More

Emergency department shift change at University Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti

Research: Haiti Training Program Propels Vital Emergency Care

Haiti’s growing network of emergency doctors has its roots in an innovative program that pioneered emergency medical ... Read More

Alphonsine Imanishimwe, coordinator of the 2017 hepatitis C trial in Rwanda, counsels a new patient

Research: Hepatitis C Trial Shows Strong Results in Rwanda

A recently published study showed strong success for treating hepatitis C with new antiviral medicine in Rwanda, potentially crea... Read More

mental health training on depression in rural Mexico

Research: Study Validates Use of Depression Screening Tool in Rural Mexico

Widely used screening tools proved highly effective in identifying patients suffering from depression in rural communities in Chi... Read More

Lake Burera in northern Rwanda

Research: Strong Health System Key to Growth in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Five years ago in The Lancet, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Dr.... Read More

family planning home visit

Innovation: Contraception Program Empowers Women in Haiti

More training for nurses and greater access to family planning services has resulted in significantly more new mothers leaving a Haiti ... Read More

Dambe Health Center

Research: Clinic Visits, Diagnoses Increase When Patients Access Free Care in Malawi

A mother recently carried her feverish 3-year-old boy two hours into Dambe Heal... Read More