Dengue fever is sweeping through Brazil’s population causing states of emergency and prompting mass vaccinations. The sometime fatal illness occurs thanks to the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito,
A team of WiRED International’s community health workers (CHWs) live and operate in Kisumu, Kenya, where they focus their work in the six informal settlements (slums). Thousands of people who live in these
World events have converged in the past year to cause tens of thousands of refugees escaping conflict to seek asylum in Armenia, the majority coming from Nagorno-Karabakh,” a region of Azerbaijan.
In an article just published in the Lancet, the Accelerating African Control of Hypertension through Innovative Epidemiology and a Vibrant Ecosystem (ACHIEVE) reported that hypertension is a leading cause of premature death in Africa, with the highest global rate of
WiRED International’s community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya, completed another year of providing their area residents with vital healthcare services and referrals. During the month of December
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women globally. Vaccination and screening can prevent this cancer, and early detection and treatment
WiRED International is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a new edition of our Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program. CME is the bedrock of community health worker (CHW) training. Why is CME training essential to training CHWs?
2023 was remarkable year for WiRED International. We successfully strengthened our mission to improve the health of people living in underserved or conflict-driven regions through our education and training
All of us at WiRED International would like to wish happy holidays to everyone who is part of the WiRED family, especially those working and living in the most challenging environments. Ours is truly a community effort to help provide people in low-resource regions with the capacity to improve their own health.
WiRED International’s community health workers (CHWs) in Kisumu, Kenya completed another successful month of providing health services and referrals to thousands of people. In fact, the average number