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December 2016: WiRED International Observes World AIDS Day

December 1 is World AIDS Day. This year the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new guidelines for self-testing. Despite real progress in stopping the AIDS epidemic, “Millions of people with HIV are still missing out on life-saving treatment, which can also prevent HIV transmission to others,” said Dr. Margaret Chan, WHO’s Director-General. Read more »

 

 

On #GivingTuesday, November 29: We invite you to​ join us in global health education

This year, WiRED International celebrated its 19th anniversary of bringing life-saving medical and health information at no charge to people in underserved communities around the world. Read more »

 

 

November 2016: Happy Thanksgiving from WiRED International

This holiday WiRED International wishes to express our gratitude to our tireless volunteers and partners in the U.S. and abroad. Your support helps us create, distribute and deliver WiRED’s health training programs to populations with minimal health care and no other sources of health education. Read more »

 

 

November 2016: WiRED International Warns: Polio Still Lingers

The history of poliomyelitis, or polio, proves the life-saving value of vaccination. Throughout the first half of the 20th century polio paralyzed hundreds of thousands of people, mostly children. Today polio has been 99% eradicated, but that last 1% remains a challenge. Read more »

 

 

 

 

 

Recipient of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health 2009
Organizational Public Health Hero Award. Read more >
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