WiRED International’s paraprofessional team of community health workers (CHWs) reported a busy month of providing basic health education services to the people of Kisumu, Kenya — despite civil unrest during tax hike protests, which caused
WiRED International’s paraprofessional team of community health workers (CHWs) completed another month of providing health education, diagnosis and referrals for the people of their region.
WiRED International is pleased to announce that a group of Armenian physicians and NGOs is currently exploring opportunities to begin community health worker (CHW) training in Armenia. Building a corps of CHWs can help fortify
The war in Ukraine is severely damaging the country’s health care system, and doctors and nurses have been at the forefront of the crisis.
How has the war affected the medical professionals who address the health needs of the Ukrainian people?
The team of WiRED-trained community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, reported another month of providing health education to their area residents — despite a severe drought followed by flash flooding.
In our 25-year history WiRED International has provided health education in conflict locations such as Bosnia, Kosovo, Sierra Leon and Iraq. This year WiRED is poised to deliver a vital health training program to another war zone: Ukraine.
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
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