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Jhpiego Newsletter | June 2017
Emmah Kariuki greeting child
Emmah Kariuki: Nurse, Family Planning Advocate, Inspiration to Many
A nurse’s callousness motivated Emmah Kariuki to pursue a compassionate, intrepid style of nursing that has earned her recognition as one of 13 “Heroines of Health” at this year’s World Health Assembly meeting in Geneva.
Father holding child
Improving Access to HIV Treatment and Care in War-Torn South Sudan
When Abraham Charles Zinone and his wife Merry brought their son to the Jhpiego-supported Strengthening the Provision of Primary Health Care (SPPHC) Project in South Sudan, a skilled health care provider did a thorough assessment of Abraham Junior’s health, including testing for HIV.
Health extension worker follows protocol on her smartphone
Ethiopia’s Community Health Workers Strengthen Skills and Improve Care Using Smartphones
Mulu Abraha opened an app on her smartphone as she started asking questions of a pregnant woman who had come for her first antenatal care visit. After a few taps on the screen, she was able to estimate the age of the woman’s pregnancy and the expected day of delivery.
Women of the World Scarf
Women of the World Scarf
The Women of the World scarf was designed exclusively for Jhpiego by artist Rachel Rowberry. With inspiration from images of mothers and children whom Jhpiego serves, Rachel created beautiful watercolors for the corners of the scarves with a richly patterned background evocative of art from the regions where Jhpiego works.
Mother and Child
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