Taken separately, HIV and tuberculosis (TB) rank as the world’s two most fatal diseases. But existing together, they pose an even deadlier threat. HIV weakens the immune system, increasing the risk of contracting TB, which can
WiRED International is pleased to announce the naming of the “Tony and Edie Hodge Health Screening Clinics” program in grateful memory of the Hodges for their lifelong dedication to helping the poor and their concern for global health.
April in Kisumu, Kenya has indeed been “the cruelest month.” WiRED community health workers (CHWs) are grappling with floods following a long drought. The weather continues to cause a myriad of woes in the community from displacement
What can Bard — Google’s new artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbot — tell us about the value of WiRED’s Community Health Worker (CHW) Program and training modules? To find the answers we asked Bard two questions about disease burden
On March 24, 2023 WiRED International community health workers (CHWs) launched an innovative Health Screening Clinic (HSC) Program in the slums of Kisumu, Kenya. The HSC program takes basic health screening out of brick and mortar
Our team of WiRED International-trained community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, reported another productive month of providing health education to their area residents. During the month of March 2023, 22 CHWs in Kisumu, Kenya
On March 9, 2023, an open seminar titled “Health as a Well-Being Pledge” was held at the Our House social NGO in Etchmiadzin, as part of the collaboration between the Miasin NGO and WiRED International.
The expanded team of WiRED-trained community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, reported another successful month of providing health education to their area residents.
As part of our people@wired occasional articles, WiRED International plans to spotlight our team of community health workers (CHWs) in Kenya. In the coming months, WiRED’s paraprofessional corps of expertly trained health workers
During the month of January 2023, 21 CHWs in Kisumu, Kenya, reached a total of 9,378 people with health services. Working 24 hours per week, each of the CHWs met with at least 72 patients a week, and the largest number seen in a