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The Best Remedy

By CLIFFORD KANONO VillageReach Pharmacy Assistants Program Student– Class of 2015 My name is Clifford Kanono.  I am enrolled in VillageReach’s Pharmacy Assistant Training Programme. Previously, I worked as a Health Surveillance Assistant in the rural communities of...

Pushing Vaccines: Improving the Supply Chain in Mozambique

The first time I went on a vaccine distribution trip in rural Mozambique, we returned to the  warehouse at the end of the day with more vaccines than we took with us that morning. Yes, we  brought back more! How is that possible?  At that time, the health distribution...

GAVI Visit in Mozambique

Last week was an important week for Mozambique’s vaccine program. Dr. Seth Berkley, President of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) and former VillageReach Board Member visited Mozambique. Seth’s participation on our board was critical in...

Trial and Error

VillageReach strives to be a learning organization. We are trying to increase access to healthcare in countries where the roads are impassable, electricity and cell phone networks are intermittent – if they exist at all, half the population is illiterate[1], and...

December 1, 2011: World AIDS Day!

Around the world, HIV remains one of the world’s foremost infectious killers. Despite the fact that it may take 10-15 years for HIV to digress to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), collectively HIV and AIDS are responsible for the deaths of more than 25...

GAVI to Support Vaccines in Mozambique

Every year, more than 1.4 million children die from pneumonia, accounting for more than 18% of deaths in children under-five. Pneumonia can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or fungi and is a type of acute respiratory infection that affects the lungs and limits oxygen...