Blog posts about Health
From volunteer nurse to the Great British Bake Off: David AthertonDavid Atherton volunteered with VSO in Malawi training nurses and midwives, before going on to support thousands of overseas volunteers and staff as part of VSO’s medical team. Incredibly, he’s found time alongside his lifesaving job and active lifestyle to appear on The Great British Bake Off 2019.
I lost my parents to HIV. Now I’m using my musical talents for goodAfter turning to drink to cope with the loss of his parents to HIV, musician Alfred Mwiza has got his life back on track – by using his creative skills to teach young people about the need for safe sex.
Reaching the islandAmidst rampant teenage pregnancy and disease, watch how one community came together to tackle sexual health taboos in our short film.
Without engaging men, gender equality may be beyond our reach. Here’s why...
Men and women both need to be brought on board to create a #BalanceforBetter. Our experience shows that when men are engaged, they become active allies in the struggle for gender equality, writes VSO Gender Adviser Geeta Pradhan.