Get ready for your close up: HAI’s IDEAs project on film

Author: Lee Hicks, Program Manager for Mozambique Programs In March 2018, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) and FORWARD STORYSTUDIO, a production company based in San Francisco, visited Sofala Province, Mozambique, to film HAI’s Integrated District Evidence...

HAI announces new project with Somali Health Board

HAI is excited to announce a new project with our long-standing community partner, the Somali Health Board. Led by primary investigator and HAI’s Executive Director, James Pfeiffer, the Mama Ammaan (Safe Mother) Project: African Mother-to-Mother Antenatal...
Register Now: Our Health is Not For Sale!

Register Now: Our Health is Not For Sale!

Day of Action: Our health is not for sale! April 7, 2017 University of Washington, Seattle, WA The People’s Health Movement (PHM) and Health Alliance International (HAI) are thrilled to join the International Day of Action Against Privatization of Health on April 7,...
Seattle-based Volunteer/Practicum Opportunity

Seattle-based Volunteer/Practicum Opportunity

Health Alliance International and the People’s Health Movement are currently planning an exciting series of events in solidarity with International Day Against the Commercialization, Marketization, and Privatization of Health Care. The event, taking inspiration from...
Who benefits in the fight against AIDS?

Who benefits in the fight against AIDS?

On first glance, the question seems simple and the answer seems clear: as HIV programs roll out, become more effective, and reach more people, surely, people at risk of acquiring or currently living with HIV should benefit from programs whose goal is to end AIDS once...
Who benefits in the fight against AIDS?

World AIDS Day 2016: A world without AIDS is within our reach

Thirty-five years ago, the world first came to know about a virus which would change the course of history and be responsible for more than 35 million deaths worldwide. Every December 1st, World AIDS Day, the world takes a moment to reflect upon the history of...

How do we measure the effects of war?

The question sounds simple, but becomes complex quite quickly: how do you measure the effects of war?  In particular, how do you know how many people died as a result of combat? In a new article published on PLoS One, HAI’s Amy Hagopian and her team of researchers...
Balancing breastfeeding and work

Balancing breastfeeding and work

Welcome to the final day of our celebration of World Breastfeeding Week! Earlier this week, we discussed the health benefits to mother and infant of breastfeeding, the needs of HIV positive mothers who are breastfeeding, and HAI’s work around maternal and infant...
Why don’t more women breastfeed?

Why don’t more women breastfeed?

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog the past few days, you already know that we’re celebrating World Breastfeeding Week.  We’ve discussed the health benefits to mother and infant of breastfeeding, the needs of HIV positive mothers who are breastfeeding, and HAI’s...
HIV and Breastfeeding: Challenges and the way forward

HIV and Breastfeeding: Challenges and the way forward

Welcome back to our series for World Breastfeeding Week!  So far we’ve covered the basics of breastfeeding as well as some of the main issues that women face in one of HAI’s countries, Timor-Leste.  Today we’ll swing around the world to two other HAI countries, Côte...