Cholera is easily preventable and treatable, yet endemic to underserved regions where unsafe drinking water, poor sanitation and inadequate hygiene put people at highest risk.
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, heart disease, bipolar disorder, drug abuse and dengue fever.
The World Health Organization (WHO) just released a “Science in 5” conversation and video around a recent hepatitis outbreak in 35 countries in children mostly aged less than five years.
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 provides detailed instruction on all key topics
Health authorities report that the polio virus has been found in New York City sewage. What does this mean?
The discovery suggests that the poliomyelitis (polio) virus is circulating throughout the city and poses a risk to the unvaccinated population.
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 Kisumu, Kenya, where WiRED community health workers (CHWs) are headquartered.
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 was able to donate to the special fund that addresses a critical need. Your support will save many children and their families from hunger.
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 who have sex with men.
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 with health services. Working 24 hours per
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 in an article entitled “A Continuing Medical Education Program for Community Healthy Workers in Underserved Regions of the World.”