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
Some monthly observances can be amusing, such as April’s Unicorn Day, Blah Blah Blah Day, National Talk Like Shakespeare Day, Tell a Lie Day and Zipper Day. However, monthly health observances not only call attention
WiRED International reports that during the month of January 2022, 11 community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, reached a total of 5,143 people with health services. HIV/AIDS was the primary concern, followed by COVID-19
No one escapes air pollution. A family in a Kisumu, Kenya, community cooks all its meals on a wood and charcoal fire inside their home. Indoor cooking over an open fire is common practice in much of the
WiRED International reports that during the month of January 2022, 12 community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, reached a total of 5,881 people with health services. COVID-19 was the primary
Why is continuing medical education (CME) essential to training community health workers (CHWs)? As WiRED International broadens Community Health Worker (CHW) training, we are also refining our CME program
WiRED International reports that during the month of December 2021, 12 Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Kisumu reached a total of 5,865 people