World Vision International

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 18:13 by Peter Hynes

According to the World Health Organization, almost 6 million children under the age of 5 died in 2015: about 11 children every minute. Devastatingly, over half of those deaths are common childhood illnesses that are completely preventable. While these numbers are lower than they once were, they are still unacceptably high. So what is preventing the global community from accelerating progress towards reducing childhood mortality? 


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Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 14:25 by Sarah M Crass, MPH

Q&A with Ann Claxton, World Vision's Director of Global Health and Nutrition Resources 

What's important to know about the Global Fund replenishment?

World Vision supports a robust replenishment of the Global Fund because since its founding in 2002, The...

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:34 by Sarah M Crass, MPH

Contributing Expert: Michele Gaudrault - World Vision Sustainable Health Learning and Development Advisor; World Vision International COMM Project Model Champion

What if the greatest and even smallest of health...

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Monday, July 18, 2016 - 21:26 by

By Dr Kené Mark Guindo, World Vision Mali Child Health Now Campaign Coordinator

I stood in the reception of the embassy in Bamako, Mali, anxiously awaiting the judgment of the French authorities. Suddenly, a voice shouted my name, calling me forward to collect my passport. At last! After months of meticulously collecting documents; travelling hundreds of miles to arrange a new passport; attending a...

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 02:59 by Dan Irvine

My father will be 95 this year and thus was a child during the great depression in the United States.  The hunger that he experienced at that time haunts him to this day. You will never see a more grateful person sitting down to every meal.  And if there is a single issue he is passionate about it is hunger; most of his charitable contributions are to help the hungry.

What I have learned from my father is that hunger is a terror. While not all of us have...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 10:18 by Sarah M Crass, MPH


Author: Magnus Mordu Conteh, Director, Global Health Programmes, Strategic Partnerships & Innovation, World Vision Ireland


Can you imagine how it must feel to save a life? Not as a doctor in a fully...

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 15:32 by Polly Walker

It’s father’s day this weekend, and I was happy to see my three year old daughter come home from nursery with a father’s day card.  We put in an envelope together with some photographs and posted it this afternoon, one of many efforts to engage her father as she grows up. I’m a single mother, and have been from an early stage in her life. On top of that I work full time as a technical advisor for World Vision, and am frequently deployed to countries around the globe...

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 11:22 by Sarah M Crass, MPH

By Melanie Boyd, Program Director, Born On Time

What’s the world’s leading cause of death in children under five? It might come as a surprise, but preterm birth – a birth that takes place more than three weeks before the baby...

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 09:38 by Sarah M Crass, MPH

Article Authors: Polly Walker, World Vision International; Raymond Owusu, World Vision Ghana

The global community has increasingly recognized the contribution of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in reducing maternal and child mortality in the hardest to reach communities with lowest access to health care. Over the last two years the government of Ghana has been working closely with the One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW)...

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 15:45 by Sarah M Crass, MPH

Q&A with Alfonso Rosales, Zika response manager – World Vision International

Zika Virus has been global news for its effects on pregnancy and newborns.  With a strategy to reach over 433,000 direct beneficiaries, World Vision has begun its Zika prevention and response plans in 5 priority Latin American countries.  Dr. Alfonso Rosales, WV’s Zika Response Manager, describes the critical success factors and current gaps for World...

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