WiRED International is pleased to report the donation of an X-ray machine and a TrueNat molecular tuberculosis testing machine to the KUAP-Pandipieri clinic in Kisumu, Kenya, where WiRED community health workers (CHWs) are headquartered.
On July 23, 2022, the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a global health emergency, citing more than 16,000 cases worldwide and primarily in men who have sex with men.
WiRED International reports that during the month of June 2022, 12 community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, reached a total of 5,408 people with health services. Working 24 hours per
Why is continuing medical education (CME) essential to doctors, nurses and especially community health workers (CHWs) in low-resource countries? WiRED International answers this question in an article entitled “A Continuing Medical Education Program for Community Healthy Workers in Underserved Regions of the World.”
World Health Organization (WHO) official Dr. Hans Kluge recently called for urgent action to control fast-increasing cases of monkeypox, adding that it posed a real risk to public health.
WiRED International reports that during the month of May 2022, 12 community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, reached a total of 5,504 people with health services. Working 24 hours per week, each of the 12 CHWs met with at least 52
WiRED International is proud to announce the graduation of our second community health worker (CHW) training class in Kisumu, Kenya. The new group of 16 finished the challenging 140-hour course, based on World Health Organization
In 2001 WiRED began to open information centers throughout Kenya where anyone could come and learn about health and disease, individually or in groups. Then, people largely sought information about HIV/AIDS.
In the initial phase of the COVID-19 epidemic, when many people complained of troubling symptoms long after infection, scientists, healthcare providers, even family and friends did not believe them. Gradually skepticism gave way not only to global credence but investing millions to support research on the long-term effects of COVID-19.
A little more than two years ago, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic. Since then the world has been careening down a confusing and everchanging learning path of masks