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
The September community health worker (CHW) report from Kisumu, Kenya, shows that 12 WiRED International-trained CHWs reached a total of 6,538 people with health services. This monthly number is the highest recorded in 2022!
Your throat is sore. Your nose is runny. You feel sick, but with what? The common cold, influenza and COVID-19 can have generic symptoms that make it hard to tell. All three ailments are contagious, respiratory illnesses caused
What is alcohol dependence? How is alcohol consumption measured? Is there a definition for “moderate drinking”? To answer these questions and many more, WiRED International just completed a Quitting Alcohol for Health module.
Cholera is easily preventable and treatable, yet endemic to underserved regions where unsafe drinking water, poor sanitation and inadequate hygiene put people at highest risk.
WiRED International-trained community health workers (CHWs) confront a staggering number of health concerns during a single month — ranging from gender-based violence to pneumonia, heart disease, bipolar disorder, drug abuse and dengue fever.
The World Health Organization (WHO) just released a “Science in 5” conversation and video around a recent hepatitis outbreak in 35 countries in children mostly aged less than five years.