WiRED News Timeline, 2022

January 7 2022
In 2022 WiRED will celebrate our 25th anniversary. Our first goal this year is to focus on training community health workers (CHWs). It has
January 7 2022
Two and a half decades ago, we installed our first computer network in Vukovar, Croatia, and connected the system through a primitive dial-up modem.
January 13 2022
WiRED International reports that during the month of December 2021, 12 Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Kisumu reached a total of 5,865 people
January 22 2022
Why is continuing medical education (CME) essential to training community health workers (CHWs)? As WiRED International broadens Community Health Worker (CHW) training, we are
February 2 2022
Nutrition is fundamental to good health and well-being. WiRED International now offers a Nutrition Overview module. This module provides a general introduction to nutrition
February 7 2022
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
February 14 2022
According to the World Health Organization, depression is a mental disorder that affects approximately 280 million people worldwide. Psychological and pharmacological treatments exist for
February 22 2022
No one escapes air pollution. A family in a Kisumu, Kenya, community cooks all its meals on a wood and charcoal fire inside their
March 10 2022
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
March 19 2022
WiRED International’s board of directors and volunteers are deeply saddened by the death of Father Hans Burgman (1928-2022) at age 93. Fr. Burgman founded
April 5 2022
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
April 16 2022
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
April 22 2022
April 22 is Earth Day. WiRED International board members, staff and volunteers wish everyone a meaningful Earth Day. Ever since the first Earth Day
May 2 2022
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
May 12 2022
In 2001 WiRED began to open information centers throughout Kenya where anyone could come and learn about health and disease, individually or in groups.
May 24 2022
WiRED International is pleased to congratulate Eric Ombuoro Achola for earning top honors in the MBA program from the Faculty of Business and Management
May 30 2022
Hunger is a constant in the lives of people in the western region of Kenya where WiRED provides health training programs. This year, food
June 4 2022
WiRED International is proud to announce the graduation of our second community health worker (CHW) training class in Kisumu, Kenya. The new group of
June 18 2022
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
June 24 2022
Donations to Combat Starvation among Families in Western Kenya. Hunger. Drought. Disease. Sadly, these are constants in the lives of people in the western
June 27 2022
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
July 9 2022
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
July 17 2022
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
July 23 2022
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
July 27 2022
In May WiRED International asked for contributions to the Sister Bernadette Sunshine-Mitzvah Fund, and the response was heartening! WiRED wishes to thank everyone who
August 7 2022
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
August 14 2022
Health authorities report that the polio virus has been found in New York City sewage. What does this mean? The discovery suggests that the
August 18 2022
Community health workers (CHWs) are essential to help offset the scarcity of medical professionals in low-resource regions of the world. WiRED International’s training program
August 28 2022
The World Health Organization (WHO) just released a “Science in 5” conversation and video around a recent hepatitis outbreak in 35 countries in children
September 12 2022
WiRED International-trained community health workers (CHWs) confront a staggering number of health concerns during a single month — ranging from gender-based violence to pneumonia,
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