Zoonotic diseases. Climate change. Food and water safety. Antibiotic resistance. What ties these topics together? One Health is a crucial tool for early disease surveillance, according to a Medscape article. The majority of infectious
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
Twenty years ago this month, I left for Iraq, arriving in the wake of American troops who, several weeks earlier, had launched Operation Iraqi Freedom. The first stop was Kuwait, where I joined up with a U.S. State Department official.
In a single month, the global cholera outlook has deteriorated as 24 countries face the threat of this life-threatening disease. The latest report from the World Health Organization (WHO) charts the rapid spread of cholera into southeast
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.