October 11, 2016 / Trevor Mundel
Chances are you’ve never heard of onchocerciasis. Sometimes it’s known by the nickname “river blindness,” but you’ve probably never heard of that, either. Unfortunately, almost 40 million people suffer from it.
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September 28, 2016 / Michel Zaffran
Polio thrives in climates of neglect and indifference, but the world's refusal to accept its existence will drive it out wherever it may live.
May 12, 2015 / David Sack
An innovative diagnostic allows health workers to prevent a cholera outbreak in Cameroon.
February 03, 2015 / Issa Hayatou
In Africa, football can play a powerful role in stopping malaria.
September 19, 2013 / Mandy Moore
PSI Global Ambassador Mandy Moore writes the work she witnessed of Cameroonian frontline health worker Atangana Manga exemplifies why firm commitments are needed to address the global health workforce crises.
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