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...
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...

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

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...