By Shelley Lees and Mark Marchant (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
This blog was written to mark this year’s World Aids Day taking place on 1 December 2018.
Intimate-partner violence is virtually a universal phenomenon with global estimates revealing that around 35% of women have experienced…
Authored by Kok Maryse (KIT Royal Tropical Institute)
After an extensive and careful development process, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently launched the new WHO guideline on health policy and system support to optimize community health worker programmes. Recognizing that community health workers (CHWs) can effectively deliver health services at…
Written by Hoa T. Nguyen1, David Zombré², Valery Ridde2,3, Manuela De Allegri1
It is well known that user fees charged at point of use constitute a major financial barrier to accessing health care, especially for vulnerable groups like pregnant women. Every year, mainly due to the financial barriers, more…