By: Christopher WahlfeldAs anyone who has spent time in “the field” can attest, the relationships built with staff and local residents form the basis of everything that is possible.
By: Christopher WahlfeldMalaria effects the entire community and is, by default, linked to Lwala’s Thrive Thru Five initiative and HAWI program, as pregnant women, children under 5 years of age, and individuals living with HIV are at considerably higher risk of becoming infected due to suppressed, or lowered, immune systems.
By: Christopher WahlfeldPreventing the spread of diarrheal diseases is the primary objective of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programs.
Aug 03 2016
By Heidi MurkoffBefore every baby, comes a bump. Each represents a beautiful new beginning and a future in the making, but tragically, for far too many moms and their babies, that start is anything but healthy.
By Amy FoglemanThe National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) hosted their annual leadership summit. The objective of the conference was to assist in preparing the leadership of the Hispanic church for leading in all spheres of human existence and to empower and train transformational leaders.
It has been a little over a month since I got in Kenya. My time here has been a roller coaster, from very high disappointments to great surprises. I look back at the person I was a couple months ago and realize how much this project has stretched me. This has been quite a transformational process in personal development and growth.
If we could increase access to contraceptives to meet the need to avoid pregnancy, it is estimated that it would result in 50 million fewer abortions per year worldwide.
FGHL Blog: Katie McGinnis - A Glimpse Into a Child Life Program at a Kenyan Children’s Hospital, Part 1
Jul 19 2016
By FGHL Katie McGinnisKatie McGinnis, a Frist Global Health Leader, details her observations about the ways Kenyan Child Life Specialists operate and provide services to patients and families in a government national referral hospital.
HTHH had the opportunity to lead a half day event at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, Washington.