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While role stretches from “dignified care for the dying” to tackling gender inequities, compensation for community care-givers remains a challenge

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In countries where populations live scattered, separated by long distances from understaffed clinics and hospitals, the answers to the HIV epidemic — care, treatment, prevention — rested on the shoulders of community health workers from the start. As donors and governments recognized the needs HIV spelled out for comprehensive services — for food and nutrition, […]

What do women want? What We’re Reading on International Women’s Day

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We’re watching two videos that give answers to the question of what women want this International Women’s Day, and finding the answers both urgent and unsurprising: Control over their bodies, and recognition for their work. Real Voices: Researchers and front-line workers talk about challenges in HIV prevention and reproductive health facing women in this video […]