Seeking Mama Amaan (Safe Motherhood) in Seattle during COVID-19

by Rachel Chapman, Muna Osman, Hodan Raige, Sumaya Mohamed, & Nafiso Egal. A Project with Deep Roots The Mama Amaan Project (safe motherhood in Somali), emerged from a series of community organizing relationships and advocacy partnership efforts, culminating in...

Safe Motherhood in Seattle during COVID-19

The following is an abridged excerpt from Seeking Mama Amaan (Safe Motherhood) in Seattle during COVID-19, by Rachel Chapman, Muna Osman, Hodan Raige, Sumaya Mohamed, & Nafiso Egal. It is published here with permission.   Safe Motherhood in the Time of COVID-19...

Why you should join HAI’s Viva! Circle

During HAI’s 2020 mid-year campaign, which runs the entire month of July, we are asking friends of HAI to join our Viva! Circle, a group of donors who commit to our shared values by way of a monthly gift to HAI. Importantly, there is no minimum monthly contribution to...

on Law Enforcement Violence, Racism, and Movement Building

With cries of “this time is different”, millions have poured into the streets across the United States to protest the police murder of George Floyd, and so many Black men and women before him. As the demonstrations have grown and faced a violent police response, they...
Event Announcement (11/8): Alma-Ata Panel and Lecture

Event Announcement (11/8): Alma-Ata Panel and Lecture

Mark your calendar! Thursday, November 8th Celebrating the Origins of health for All & UHC: the legacy of the Alma-Ata Declaration Date and Time: Thursday, November 8, 2:30 – 4pm Location: William H. Foege Bldg, Vista Café, UW, Seattle Moderated by: Julia...
HAI Joins the Washington Against Nuclear Weapons Coalition

HAI Joins the Washington Against Nuclear Weapons Coalition

At HAI, we know war and conflict have far-reaching impacts on health abroad and at home. As a Washington-based organization, we are committed to helping Washingtonians stay informed on issues that impact their health.  That’s why we are pleased to announce that...
The Health Impacts of “Zero-Tolerance”

The Health Impacts of “Zero-Tolerance”

As an organization that advocates for systems and policies that promote health and well-being for all, Health Alliance International is proud to share and support the following statement made by the People’s Health Movement – USA in response to the US...
Congrats Grads!

Congrats Grads!

For more than 30 years, HAI has had the fortune of helping train tomorrow’s public health leaders as a center of the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health.  Each year, HAI staff provide mentorship and technical support to students from the...

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...
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...