Robert Mugabe’s Post of WHO Goodwill Ambassador Rescinded Following International Outcry

  A WHO Goodwill Ambassador is typically a celebrity that uses their fame and talent to advocate for matters relating to health across the globe. While former ambassadors have been carrying out their duties, mostly unnoticed, the recent appointment of Robert Mugabe caused public uproar. The President of Zimbabwe, aged 93, was appointed as the WHO Goodwill Ambassador…

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: First African Leader of the WHO

  The World Health Organization (WHO) hasn’t exactly been viewed in the most positive light as of late and many have accused the organization of failing to respond quickly and effectively enough to the most recent Ebola outbreak—a charge that WHO officials eventually admitted to. There was also the questions as to whether the organization was…

AitaHealth App Bridges the Gap Between Remote Communities and Health Supports

  The Community Health Worker (CHW) in South Africa is considered a valuable part of the nation’s healthcare system. They have been employed as a connection to health facilities, the government, non-government organizations (NGOs) and also the homes of citizens, particularly in rural locations. Many citizens of South Africa do not have access to medical care. In…

Last Mile Health

  Last Mile Health is a charitable organization that saves lives in the most remote villages in Liberia. This organization recruits, trains, equips, supervises, and pays  community health workers to deliver quality health care directly to the doorsteps of people living in these remote regions. According to Last Mile Health’s mission, all community health workers…