In Pakistan, being a female doctor is an act of pride, a symbol of nobleness, and a career that holds value and respect in society. While the majority of graduates of medical college every year are in fact women, after completing their education many women are expected to (and some are forced) to put their careers on hold in order to pursue a family life. Pakistani culture and society want women to play the role of home makers. Therefore, many female doctors are doctors merely in name, but not in practice.
HIV/TB coinfections are a serious global health issue that impact some of the world's poorest populations. Read on in this Database at a Glace report to find out the innovative organizations and initiatives that are working towards reducing the burden of this problem.
Contributor-Dr. Tirumala Santra Mandal, Research & Communication Analyst, iKure
CHMI is excited to release Highlights: Findings from 2015, our annual review of our program database and country partner activities.
Nothing but Nets hosted an advocacy summit and conference in Washington, D.C. in late February, highlighting the continued importance of funding malaria initiatives. CHMI also recognizes the importance of malaria programming, and profiles over 75 programs that have to do with reducing the burden of disease due to malaria and other life-threatening vector-borne diseases.
Life Circle Senior Services participated in CHMI's second learning exchange program. See lessons learned from the exchange.
Applications for ISIF Asia’s 2016 grants are now open, with the largest ever pool of AUD 386,000 available, across four grant programs to support projects using the Internet for social and economic development in the Asia Pacific.
Since childhood, I’ve always wanted to change the world. At the time I didn’t exactly know what that meant, but as I grew older, I began to understand that changing the world meant making it better than I had met it.
Why does poverty measurement matter?
The Aga Khan Development Network eHealth Resource Centre (AKDN eHRC) was established in 2011 to provide strategic eHealth support to the Aga Khan Development Network health agencies and their partner health institutions with managing their eHealth operations.