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Connecting sex workers in Thailand to HIV care
Reaching key populations is critical to reduce HIV transmission and achieve epidemic control. Key populations include sex workers, transgender people and men who have sex with men. FHI 360 and long-standing partner SWING Pattaya, in Thailand, use outreach counselors to help connect key populations to HIV testing, prevention and treatment. View the photo story.
The FHI 360 team is composed of more than 4,000 professionals who work in over 60 countries around the world. Their diverse technical expertise and deep understanding of local contexts provide a 360-degree perspective that allows the organization to develop effective responses to the world’s toughest human development challenges.
Food Baskets Distributed to 4,500 in Syria
During the month of Ramadan, Life for Relief and Development (LIFE) distributed food baskets to 4,500 people in Syria in the villages of Badama and Alramlyia, and the Al-Iyman Camp, the Zouf Camp, and the Alshaikh-Sayiah Camp, located in the Jisr Al-Shughur District. Food baskets consisted of staple food items for families to be able to cook throughout the whole month of Ramadan.
How to save mothers and newborns from preventable deaths
Mothers and newborns are dying from preventable causes every day in countries around the world. In Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Uganda, working with health care providers, communities and at the national level, FHI 360 puts maternal and newborn health services within reach for mothers and babies. FHI 360 operates at all levels of health systems, in collaboration with local partners and ministries of health, to create lasting changes that will help mothers and babies live full and healthy lives. Learn more.
LIFE Aids Flood Survivors in Afghanistan
In July, Afghanistan experienced floods that left at least 31 people killed, over 70 injured, and about 41 people missing. Flash floods caused by heavy seasonal rain in seven of Afghanistan’s provinces have partially or completely damaged over 600 residential houses, as well as hundreds of acres of agricultural land. Life for Relief and Development (LIFE) distributed food to 85 families in the Bisraq-Maidan Shaar region of Afghanistan, relieving some of the stress that many are feeling in a devastating time.