We are just three weeks away from World Health Day (April 7) and the official launch of advocacy for the Global HEALTH Act of 2010. And we have now heard that Representative Barbara Lee will be introducing the bill in the coming days! Now more than ever we need you to be ready on April 7 to email or call your Congressperson urging him or her to co-sponsor this bill.
We're just a month away from World Health Day (April 7th) and the official launch of advocacy for the Global HEALTH Act of 2010.
Attacks on health workers and facilities have become a feature of modern war; they are not simply committed by rogue countries or forces.
Want to help the people of Haiti? Below are several volunteer and job opportunities for both health workers and for those with logistical/humanitarian aid experience.
In 2006, the World Health Organization (WHO) identified 57 countries with severe health worker shortages. These and other nations cannot expect to meet the health and development needs of their people if recruitment practices remain unmonitored and operate without guidelines that are ethical, reflective of local need, and grounded in human rights.