Earlier this year, the earthquake that rocked Syria and Türkiye left the world shocked and shaken. Already subject to protracted violence over many years, Syrian communities found their problems compounding as existing struggles ran up against new ones. For some families, sons bearing serious wounds and health conditions sustained during combat complicated the process of fleeing from crumbling homes and travelling across town to find new shelter. For others, the economic impacts of the long war had left some very full households with only one breadwinner.
In the heartlands of Rwanda’s Nyabihu District, a remarkable journey unfolded between 2016 and 2020, leaving an indelible mark on communities. In collaboration with the Rwanda Ministry of Health, ADRA spearheaded the ‘Enhance Mother/Newborn/Child Health in Remote Areas through Health Care and Community Engagement’ (EMBRACE) project, transcending borders and cultures to redefine the dynamics of healthcare.
Vuthy struggled in his role as a nurse. Though he had an associate degree in nursing, there were gaps in his skills and experience. These gaps impacted his ability to deliver quality care to the communities served by his rural clinic in Preah Vihear province in Cambodia. Unfortunately, the gaps were in critical areas of care, namely sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender awareness, and gender-based violence.
Discover how the TOGETHER project, funded by Global Affairs Canada, is transforming healthcare delivery in Uganda. Learn how midwife Lucy Lacwech’s training in sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) response is saving lives and improving healthcare access for girls and women.
Imagine you’re a healthcare provider serving a broad region. Many of the communities in your region are far-flung and hard to reach. To further complicate matters, many of the community members lack the transportation or funds to make the long trek to your door for care … read more