We are mission-driven and have deep technical expertise.
We support staff who live in the countries or regions in which we work. We strive to create a fit-for-purpose workplace that is respectful, diverse, inclusive and supportive. Our governance reflects deep knowledge of the areas where we work and the diversity of the people we serve.
We work with governments and partners across the globe to co-create, advocate for, and scale up activities in two core areas:
High blood pressure is the world's leading cause of death. Despite availability of safe, effective and low cost treatment, only one out of seven adults with hypertension have their blood pressure controlled. We work with partners to reduce heart attack and stroke by:
The world is vulnerable to the next health threat because most people live in countries that are not well prepared to find, stop and prevent dangerous infectious diseases such as COVID-19. We partner with countries to step up preparedness by:
At DRASA, we also focus on building/testing the capacity of public health professionals, frontline workers & border/security officials to prepare for and handle emergencies.— DRASA (Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh) Health Trust (@drasatrust) January 25, 2023
Catch up on how we have been involved in meeting Nigeria's health security needs: https://t.co/fTHJJMdYmi pic.twitter.com/ZCMS3cfee3
In @PsychToday, I’m delighted to share my top 9 mental health lessons — most learned the hard way in navigating my 13-year journey with bipolar disorder.— Dr. Devika Bhushan, MD, FAAP (@DrDevikaB) January 23, 2023
I’d love to hear what resonates and what you’d add to this list.
Extra points for naming the sleep hack pictured in tweet 4. pic.twitter.com/o91zah92uo
"Despite the alarming numbers of cases and deaths over the past year, decision makers are averting their eyes, leaving people to die from a preventable and treatable disease."@petra_khoury on the recent spate of cholera outbreaks and how @ifrc respondedhttps://t.co/5bScjnICRT— The BMJ (@bmj_latest) January 28, 2023
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