Monthly Archives: April 2015

“Take Good Care of Each Tree, Then Protect the Whole Forest”

In continuation of our World Health Worker Week (April 5th – 11th)  series, we’re sharing stories of AHF medical team members operating on the ground in China and Argentina. CHINA Dr. Wu Hao,  Director of Infection Department of Beijing Youan Hospital in Beijing, China. Known as one of the most famous national-level experts in HIV/AIDS treatment and… Read more »

World Health Day 2015

A little on World Health Day: The World Health Assembly—and its 194 member states—held the First World Health Assembly in 1948. Following this forum, The Assembly decided to honor this occasion annually, proclaiming April 7th as World Health Day. The theme this year focuses on safe food, a particularly important topic for AHF to spotlight since… Read more »

March 24th is World TB Day

March 24th marks the day Dr. Robert Koch discovered the cause of TB, the TB bacillus, in 1882. This discovery signaled a turning point in the research of the infection, which – at the time – was devastating populations across the globe.  On March 24th, 2015, AHF reflects on World TB Day, a day in… Read more »