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Reducing Global Infant Mortality through Nursing Education

This past July at the Saving Lives at Birth DevelopmentXChange event in Washington, DC, HVO staff had the opportunity to view exciting new technologies designed to save the lives of... Read more

Trends in Global Health: Improving Health Equity Through Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Jennifer Audette, PT, PhD writes this installment of Trends in Global Health highlighting equity as one of the Guiding Principles of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Vision - a principle that fits within both... Read more

Trends in Global Health: The Power of Storytelling

Jody Olsen, PhD, MSW, Chair of the HVO Board of Directors, writes this installment of Trends in Global Health, sharing a personal experience with using storytelling to identify the unique... Read more

Empowering Nurses Through Education

“Nurses respond to the health needs of people in all settings and throughout the lifespan. Their roles are critical in achieving global mandates such as universal health coverage and the... Read more

Trends in Global Health: Expanding Programming in Hospital Administration and Management

In the first installment of Trends in Global Health, Louise C. Myers, MSW, Post-Master’s Health Care Administration outlines the need for increased training in hospital management and administration in resource-scarce settings,... Read more

Together: 31 Years of Improving Global Health through Partnership

Partnerships are essential to the HVO model. Mutually beneficial relationships with hospitals, universities and health institutions in the countries where we work are fundamental to our organizational structure and enable... Read more

Specialize in Wound Care? Transform Lives by Volunteering with HVO

According to the World Health Organization, injuries account for an estimated 5 million deaths each year, nearly twice as many as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. On top of this... Read more

Addressing Trends in Global Health at HVO

How has the global health sector changed in the last 30 years, and how will current trends impact HVO in the continued pursuit of its mission? These two questions helped... Read more

Help Save the Lives of Moms and Babies in Haiti

Earlier this year, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) released the fourth annual Acting on the Call report, evaluating the agency’s progress toward its goal to end preventable... Read more

Quality Counts: Leading the Way in Redefining ‘Care’

Access to care is not enough. This is the argument made by the authors of an editorial published in the June 2017 issue of the Bulletin of the World Health... Read more

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