Mobile health service providers should empower their personnel through the provision of periodic training on good customer relations.
Despite chronic housing need and persistent health and infrastructural inequities, northern communities are turning to the land and each other to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Many rural communities have experienced economic decline in recent years and have poorer access to drug treatment services. This increases the risk of drug use and overdoses.
Access to early medical abortion is an important part of women’s sexual and reproductive health care. Yet often country GPs don't offer this service.
If you're poor, female, or live in rural Australia, you're less likely to access the NDIS or get as much bang for your buck.
A remote medicine program in Saskatchewan allows acutely ill children and pregnant women to be treated by specialist doctors, without leaving their communities.
Farmers experience drought-related stress. Improving their mental health enhances adaptive capacity and resilience. Drought support must address relationships between drought and mental health.
A new study has found that employing lay health workers at clinics can improve the way patients receive treatment.
The bill to provide universal health care in South Africa is not the silver bullet for the challenges in the health sector.
South Africa must ensure that healthcare workers understand the importance of nutrition and that they transfer the correct messages to caregivers.
Family physicians have started to play a key role in the district health system in South Africa.
Malaria elimination in Malawi is lagging because research isn't being used properly.
Baringo county and other areas on the western side of Kenya are struggling to reduce their seasonal malaria caseloads.
The tale of an unsung South African hero in the field of community health.
Health and demographic surveillance systems are important to understand people and the societies that they live in.
Many who need help with opioid addiction live far from dedicated treatment centers.
Although hypertension can easily be detected in Africa, up to half of the population are unaware of their condition.
Health outcomes for rural Americans have steadily deteriorated in recent decades even as they've improved elsewhere. The GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act will worsen the problem.
The number of new HIV-positive cases has sharply declined – in most parts of the country. Nonurban areas, particularly in the South, are showing sharp increases. Why?
Providing health care to the bush not only benefits people's health but the local economy.