Health

11/17/16

Latrine scene – A lesson in water and sanitation from a 34-year-old cleaner

Cleaning public toilets is not a pleasant task, regardless where you are. But for Janay Issack it is twice as hard.

9/27/16

CARE Partners with Hope Through Healing Hands on Learning Tour to Haiti to See U.S. Investments in Women’s Health

WASHINGTON (September 27, 2016) – A group of influential leaders recently traveled to Haiti with CARE and the Nashville-based global health organization Hope Through Healing Hands to see how vital U.S.

7/21/16

South Sudan: “Who will treat us when you leave?”

“When fighting breaks out, it is the pregnant women and children who suffer the most.” This is what Angelina tells me, a mother who had come for a prenatal visit to one of our CARE health facilities. She continues: “We pray to God to have peace.

6/3/16

Congressional Staffers Visit Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire with CARE to See Lifesaving Health Programs

A delegation of Congressional staffers travels with CARE to see how U.S. investments are paying off with better health outcomes for women and their families.

6/1/16

Life After Ebola: Lisa Zayza's Story

“In my life, I have never wished for death before like I did when I lost my family. When I was discharged, I didn’t know what to feel; should I be happy that my son and I survived or sad that I lost my husband and two children.

5/27/16

Health risks of low water levels alleviated by water tanks and filters

Thi Mom, 47, has a lot of responsibility resting on her slim shoulders. The mother-of-four not only cares for her children and young grandchild but also for her husband, who has a disability which means he has been unable to walk for the past nine years.

5/27/16

How a short-term emergency response can have long-term value to communities

A disaster response should first and foremost meet people’s immediate needs to help them face the challenges caused by an emergency situation.

5/27/16

Helping the hardest hit when natural disasters occur

When disaster strikes, it is those with the least support who are some of the most affected. Maya, 54, has had no one but herself to rely on during the recent drought affecting much of Cambodia.

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