Notes from the Field: Breastfeeding in Timor-Leste

Notes from the Field: Breastfeeding in Timor-Leste

As we continue to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, former Health Alliance International intern Jee Kim sat down with Mary Anne Mercer, HAI’s Senior Maternal and Child Health Advisor.   JK: Is it common to see women breastfeeding in public spaces in...
Breastfeeding 101: What is the big deal about breast milk?

Breastfeeding 101: What is the big deal about breast milk?

By: Julia Robinson and Amanda Young This week Health Alliance International (HAI) is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week! This annual event brings together leaders in global public health to underline education and the importance of breastfeeding and all the health...
HAI supports Community Alliance for Global Justice

HAI supports Community Alliance for Global Justice

Last week, many HAI-HQ staff members had the honor of participating in a local community organizing event held by our partners at Community Alliance for Global Justice, or CAGJ.  HAI Executive Director James Pfeiffer and his wife Rachel Chapman were there, along with...
Press release: Timor-Leste’s Prime Minister recognized

Press release: Timor-Leste’s Prime Minister recognized

Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Rui Maria de Araújo Presented with World No Tobacco Day Award Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Rui Maria de Araújo and HAI Timor Leste Director Che Katz Dili 4 July 2016. Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Rui Maria de Araújo was presented with the World No...

Congrats to Farah Mohamed, HAI intern!

  Sincere congratulations to HAI intern Farah Mohamed, who just won the prestigious 2016 Omenn Award from the University of Washington’s School of Public Health.  Farah has been working with HAI’s Julia Robinson on our Advocacy Programs for the last...
HAI Advocacy Team at APHA 2015

HAI Advocacy Team at APHA 2015

Last week, over 12,000 people attended the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA) in Chicago, where important scientific discoveries were announced, best practices for delivering health care were discussed, and strategies for advancing the...

Work with HAI! New volunteer opportunity available

Interested in global health and social justice?  Want to get some experience working with HAI?  We have an exciting new volunteer opportunity! Video Editing Volunteer Health Alliance International (HAI) is recognized globally as an organization that combines a service...
Looking for Justice in Time of Austerity

Looking for Justice in Time of Austerity

“Why do so many NGOs receive so much aid funding while national health systems languish?”  So writes Dr. James Pfeiffer, HAI’s Executive Director, in a new piece published by the American Journal of Public Health. The article, called “Health and Justice in a Time of...