This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Heifer International. It was first published on the Heifer International blog. Nothing can stop Leah Amongi, not even a global pandemic. Amongi is a 28-year-old single mother who lives and works in Uganda’s Dokolo

The world is running dangerously behind in educating health professionals, even in countries that are slowly emerging from the worst wave of the pandemic, like the U.S., the U.K and Israel. Shortages of health professionals limit access to care, a

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Heifer International. It was first published on the Heifer International blog.  For many years, Tulsi Thapa felt like she was alone. Like most women in Kopuwa, Nepal, her husband did not allow her

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Heifer International. It was first published on the Heifer International blog.  There was no way for small-scale farmers in Ecuador to anticipate the COVID-19 pandemic more than a year ago when they started diversifying

Health research has been at the center of the world’s attention, and received billions of dollars: We’ve placed much of our hopes on vaccines and therapy to defeat COVID-19. Think of that as the “supply side” of the pandemic. On

From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, media reports noted that women leaders appeared to be handling the emerging public health crisis better than their male counterparts. In June 2020, a study carried out by University of Reading and University

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