Please consider a contribution to WiRED in your giving this year. Your generous donations over the years have enabled WiRED’s volunteers to make a profound difference in the lives of struggling populations often overlooked by governments and large institutions.
What are opioids? Opioids are man-made and natural drugs used to treat pain. Most opioids are prescribed legally by doctors to treat very bad pain after surgery or for long-term pain management.
This American holiday is about sharing, and this year that must include the sharing of programs and resources to promote good health and to prevent and treat illness.
How can we measure the achievements of WiRED International’s community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya? One way is to look at the numbers. Lillian Dajoh, our manager in Kisumu, began sending CHW deployment reports in July 2020.
A small film crew and I flew out of the Kisumu airport in mid-February 2020. For several weeks, we had been observing a new training program for community health workers (CHWs) in western Kenya.