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How access to healthcare and medicine keeps people out of poverty

January 12, 2022

Jacob Hamwendo is a domestic labourer living in Mtendere township in Zambia. At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Zambia, Jacob began to feel unwell and began presenting symptoms associated with COVID-19, including a blocked nose, headache and fever. He had been unwell and unable to work for 3 days before he was able… Continue reading How access to healthcare and medicine keeps people out of poverty

HMK Carrier Profile: How Nicole Kambou is serving the “Forgotten People” in Burkina Faso

December 15, 2021

In the village of Ouadaraduo (meaning “village of the forgotten people”) sits a small clinic called “The Denan Clinic.” The tiny waiting room is crammed with people, all of whom have travelled somewhere between 10-25 miles – on foot – to see the doctor on-site. The clinic operates three days a week and in that… Continue reading HMK Carrier Profile: How Nicole Kambou is serving the “Forgotten People” in Burkina Faso