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
The recently 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 WiRED’s volunteers continue to celebrate our 25th year, we ask you to join us with your support to sustain and grow the delivery of crucial health education to low-resource regions of the world.
WiRED International’s board and volunteers wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. 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.
Last June WiRED International trumpeted the graduation of our second community health worker (CHW) class in Kisumu, Kenya. Today we are pleased to announce that 10 CHWs from that class have been deployed in the field, joining the original team
On October 30, 2022 WiRED-Armenia volunteer Narine Baghdoyan conducted an online training for women in the Nerkin Khndzoresk community in southeastern Armenia on the topic of thyroid diseases, using WiRED’s Thyroid Diseases module.
WiRED International is happy to announce the completion of the first WIRED community health worker (CHW) training to take place in Liberia, West Africa. The project resulted from a partnership between WiRED and the