July 2023 is now the hottest month on record worldwide. Extreme heat can endanger human health. The steep rise of global temperatures and the frequency and intensity of extreme weather due to climate change can lead to heat-related illness
In June the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health alert identifying five cases of malaria in Florida and Texas — the first locally acquired malaria infections to occur in 20 years.
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.
A WiRED International board member, Christopher Spirito, reached out to me several days ago about a message he received from his colleagues in Ukraine asking for a cholera training module. He told me they were concerned about health issues
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.
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