Twenty years ago this month, I left for Iraq, arriving in the wake of American troops who, several weeks earlier, had launched Operation Iraqi Freedom. The first stop was Kuwait, where I joined up with a U.S. State Department official.
In a single month, the global cholera outlook has deteriorated as 24 countries face the threat of this life-threatening disease. The latest report from the World Health Organization (WHO) charts the rapid spread of cholera into southeast
On March 9, 2023, an open seminar titled “Health as a Well-Being Pledge” was held at the Our House social NGO in Etchmiadzin, as part of the collaboration between the Miasin NGO and WiRED International.
The expanded team of WiRED-trained community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, reported another successful month of providing health education to their area residents.
As part of our people@wired occasional articles, WiRED International plans to spotlight our team of community health workers (CHWs) in Kenya. In the coming months, WiRED’s paraprofessional corps of expertly trained health workers
WiRED International’s Board of Directors and volunteers are deeply saddened to note the death of Robert Anthony Hodge, aged 87 on February 6, 2023.
During the month of January 2023, 21 CHWs in Kisumu, Kenya, reached a total of 9,378 people with health services. Working 24 hours per week, each of the CHWs met with at least 72 patients a week, and the largest number seen in a
Starvation continues to threaten millions in the Horn of Africa, including the people of western Kenya where WiRED International serves. One of the worst droughts in decades coupled with food supply chain
Findings from a recent study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health associates indoor gas stoves used for cooking with an increased risk of current asthma among children. While many of the
My nine-year-old granddaughter — appropriately named Scarlett — has scarlet fever. Her sore throat led to an itchy body rash starting at her wrists and spreading under her arms and knees and over her chest.