The World Health Organization reports that Nigeria, like so many countries in Africa, faces a severe shortage of health professionals, especially in rural areas. In response, WiRED will partner with a local NGO
A team of WiRED International’s community health workers (CHWs) live and operate in Kisumu, Kenya, where they focus their work in the six informal settlements (slums). Thousands of people who live in these
WiRED International’s community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, completed another year of providing their area residents with vital healthcare services and referrals. During the month of December
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women globally. Vaccination and screening can prevent this cancer, and early detection and treatment
WiRED International is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a new edition of our Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program. CME is the bedrock of community health worker (CHW) training. Why is CME training essential to training CHWs?
2023 was remarkable year for WiRED International. We successfully strengthened our mission to improve the health of people living in underserved or conflict-driven regions through our education and training
WiRED International’s community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya completed another successful month of providing health services and referrals to thousands of people. In fact, the average number
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.
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.