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
Starvation continues to threaten millions in the Horn of Africa, including the people of western Kenya where WiRED International serves. One of the worst droughts in decades coupled with food supply chain
Findings from a recent study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health associates indoor gas stoves used for cooking with an increased risk of current asthma among children. While many of the
My nine-year-old granddaughter — appropriately named Scarlett — has scarlet fever. Her sore throat led to an itchy body rash starting at her wrists and spreading under her arms and knees and over her chest.
WiRED International’s team of community health workers (CHWs) ended 2022 with another noteworthy month of contributions to thousands of people in their low-resource communities. As they demonstrated throughout the year,
As the new year begins, WiRED International’s principal goal is to build on the success of our Community Health Worker (CHW) and Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs. WiRED’s first CHW deployment in 2021