Construction workers work hard on a building site as the sun hovers over.

Getting heated about workers’ protections

2023 is on track to become the hottest year ever recorded. For people who work outdoors...
A woman and a young child sit in front of a mattress that has a mosquito net around it.

The buzz around the BBQ

Memorial Day means summer is on the horizon for the northern hemisphere...
Side by side images. First image is of an African woman cheering. Second image is a book cover of Where Women Have No Doctor.

A new edition of “Where Women Have No Doctor” for a new generation.

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To mark its 25th anniversary, a completely revised, updated edition of Where Women Have No Doctor is just back from the printer!

Remembering Dr. Zafrullah Chowdhury

Dr. Zafrullah Chowdhury, an internationally known public health leader from Bangladesh whose organization, Gonoshasthaya Kendra, was one of the first to translate and adapt Where There Is No Doctor, passed away on April 11, 2023.
Man helps a child wash hands using a cup, bucket and soap while a woman walks other child to an outdoor bathroom.

Everybody Poops.

Here in North America it sounds like the punchline to a bad joke, but World Toilet Day is real. And we’ll be celebrating it along with the rest of the world next week!
A collage of various Hesperian volunteers.