Hope is Spelled CHW
Eric Imbuwa Jun 14, 2022 10:48:12 AM

Malaria is highly prevalent in Zambia with everyone at risk of contracting it, especially children under 5 years. The risk is highest in the rural, impoverished provinces like Central and Muchinga. Most...

No one should have to give birth in a clinic without water
Corey Grant May 20, 2022 11:51:06 AM

Nigerien  mothers and children visit a remote and dilapidated health clinic.

Imagine a world in which one of the most dangerous things a woman can do is have a baby.

In many places around the globe, expectant...

World Health Day
Lori Chuchu-Ryan Apr 6, 2022 8:02:08 AM

WORLD HEALTH DAY: Celebrating a milestone and not letting upThe global rates for mother and child mortality are unacceptable and heartbreaking. But progress is being made. On this World Health Day, we celebrate that...

Motherhood: the hardest job
Asmaou and her children2021 World Vision/photo by Tabita Soumaila

It’s often said that being a mother is the hardest job in the world. But when you live in one of the world’s poorest countries, the hardest...

Saved From the Hand of Death
Mutinta Chiseko Mar 31, 2021 6:47:09 PM

Lucy Chalwe is a happily married woman who lives with her husband and their 2-year-old daughter Maria in the remote rural community of Chilufya. Like most areas in this region, her village is surrounded by a stream and...

WOMEN AND GIRLS ON THE GLOBAL STAGE: WHAT DO CSW65 AND GENERATION EQUALITY MEAN?
Marta Galambos Mar 12, 2021 3:11:02 PM
How can women and girls, in every society, participate effectively as full and equal members of their communities?

I first became interested in this question as an undergraduate partnering with global communities to...

Tears of Sorrow to Joy
Collins Kaumba Jan 15, 2021 5:00:00 AM

Sabina Mulenga’s story is all too familiar as she tells it. Laying asleep on a mat in the tiny grass-thatched house, was Sabina covered with an old thin blanket. At just 17, she was heavily pregnant, alone and...