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.
Dengue, a viral fever transmitted by mosquitoes, is now showing up in areas of the world where it has never before been seen. Once confined to the tropics, dengue is spreading fast as illustrated by a case of dengue
As we approach the end of 2023, people in the western region of Kenya, where WiRED International serves, face ongoing hunger as the regional drought and the war in Ukraine reduce the supply of food and spike its
In June WiRED International announced that a group of Armenian physicians and NGOs were exploring opportunities to begin community health worker (CHW) training in Armenia. The next step towards this goal resulted in a pilot lecture series
In an era where connections and networking play a pivotal role in global outreach, WiRED International is excited to announce the launch of our brand-new LinkedIn account. As we continue expanding our presence and amplifying our mission
WiRED International’s paraprofessional team of community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, reported another successful month of providing health benefits to their area residents.