• 21 February 2022
    Carolyne’s Fight: Ending HIV and Gender-Based Violence
    Carolyne says the impact her work has on the lives of young women and girls in her community motivates her every day. “What I love about my job is that I'm able to change lives. I can't change all of them, but there are a few individuals that I can ...
  • 17 February 2022
    Niger: Fighting Malaria with Evidence and Innovation
    More than 80% of malaria deaths in sub-Saharan Africa are in children under 5. The most effective tools to protect children from malaria are long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets and seasonal malaria chemoprevention.
  • 17 February 2022
    Dr. Jayanthi Shastri From Mumbai, India
    Dr. Jayanthi Shastri leads a team of 53 doctors, paramedics and support staff at the Nair Hospital microbiology unit in Mumbai, India. She has been on the front line fighting infectious disease for 37 years. Like many health care workers, the COVID-1...
  • 17 February 2022
    Kamate Muhindo From Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Kamate Muhindo is head nurse at the Majengo Marie Health Center in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Throughout his 20-year career, Kamate has worked in locations across the country and now manages a team of 15. He says he was inspired to...
  • 17 February 2022
    Zambia: Solar Power Fuels Better Health
    Health facilities need power. Clinics, maternity wards, operating rooms, medical warehouses and laboratories all rely on electricity to function and provide lifesaving health care. But in remote regions of the world, particularly in sub-Saharan Afric...
  • 11 February 2022
    Nhin Kpă From La Rsươm, Viet Nam
    Nhin Kpă has been a community health worker since 2019, working to provide essential health services to people living in a remote region of Viet Nam who are at high risk of malaria.
  • 11 February 2022
    Djibouti: Women-run Mobile Brigades Fight HIV and COVID-19 Together
    In Djibouti, people living with HIV often face stigma and discrimination. These barriers can prevent people – particularly women – from getting the treatment and testing services that they need.
  • 11 February 2022
    Mozambique: Transforming the National Laboratory System in Response to COVID-19
    Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, Mozambique’s public health laboratory network experienced frequent supply stock-outs and capacity was centralized in two locations. When COVID-19 hit, the country was able to conduct only 600 COVID-19 tests a day fo...
  • 11 February 2022
    Bangladesh: Rapid Recovery of Tuberculosis Case Notifications
    When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit Bangladesh, tuberculosis (TB) case notifications dropped by 22% between 2019 and 2020, an alarming decrease in one of the world’s 30 high-TB burden countries.
  • 11 February 2022
    Bryanna Nicole Camey From Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Bryanna Nicole Camey studied business, but never managed to get a job in her field. She says this is “because of the way people look at me.” Faced with stigma and harassment, Bryanna, like many transgender women in Guatemala, makes a living as a sex ...