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August 2018: Global Resolution Spotlights Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease


This spring the World Health Organization (WHO) unanimously adopted a global resolution calling for action to prevent rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD). Read more »



August 2018: Report from Haiti

Yen-Len Tang, M.D., a pediatrician with the Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, recently returned from Haiti, where he regularly provides volunteer medical care in the Hôpital Albert Schweitzer
in Deschapelles. Read more »



August 2018: WiRED Releases Lyme Disease Module

Climate change, which brings warmer temperatures to higher latitudes and elevations, may be one of the causes of an increase in the tick population, which in turn, has brought about an increase in cases of Lyme disease. No matter the cause, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recorded a soaring increase in the tick population between 2004 and 2016. Read more »



August 2018: WiRED Completes Ambitious Mother and Child Health Series

WiRED International is proud to announce the release of its 24-part Mother and Child Health Series.


WiRED has created a uniquely comprehensive training program, two years in the making, to assist families, caregivers, community health workers and others by offering information related to the following four areas: Before Pregnancy, Pregnant Now, Labor and Delivery, and Parenting. Read more »




August 2018: Why We Developed the Mother and Child Health Series

I worked my way through college many years ago as a disc jockey. Listeners would often phone the station with requests for a favorite song; I recall how satisfying it was to find the tune and play it for them on the air. It wasn’t very satisfying, though, to search the music archives and come up empty-handed. Read more »



July 2018: Did You Miss WiRED’s HealthMAP Launch?

An earlier article this year announced the release of WiRED International’s breakthrough Health Module Access Program (HealthMAP). Now WiRED can deliver free health education training material to underserved communities in the world’s most remote locations, many of which have limited or no online access. Read more »




July 2018: WiRED Marks World Hepatitis Day

Each year on July 28, we acknowledge World Hepatitis Day. One in 12 people worldwide lives with either chronic hepatitis B or C. Read more »



July 2018: WiRED Mourns the Loss of Elmarie Wendel, WiRED Honorary Board Member

WiRED International’s board and volunteers are deeply saddened by the death
of actress Elmarie Wendel on July 21, 2018, at age 89. Read more »



July 2018: WiRED Launches Childhood Obesity Module

Obesity is a global crisis, now on the rise in low-income countries, and together with overweight, is linked to more deaths worldwide than underweight. And yet obesity is completely preventable, especially if people develop healthy habits in childhood. Read more »



July 2018: WiRED Honors Contributions to Health Training in Armenia


Today, poverty, scarce healthcare resources and the lack of reliable medical information are creating a healthcare crisis for the people of Armenia, and WiRED International is responding to their needs. Read more »






Recipient of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health 2009
Organizational Public Health Hero Award. Read more >
Click here to watch the award ceremony video.