Top Global Health Moments of 2020

By The Editorial Team, IntraHealth International Community Health Nurse Olivia Yeboah thoroughly washes her hands at the Akropong Clinic in Ghana. Photo by Emmanuel Attramah, PMI Impact Malaria/US President's Malaria Initiative.December 17, 2020If we wanted to, we could list a COVID-19 moment for every month of 2020.  We all know that the onset of the coronavirus pandemic—first in China and then worldwide—overwhelmed news coverage this year. And with good reason. It’s the first large-scale global pandemic in 100 years. At the time this article was published, it has killed more than 1.6 million people worldwide. And over 73 million people have been diagnosed with the infectious disease.  But a lot of other things happened in global health in 2020—and many of us may not have heard about them. Here are some of the moments we didn’t and won’t forget.  January: WHO launches the first-ever Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.  For the first time ever, the global health community shifted its gaze to a group of people we at IntraHealth International have been passionate about for 40 years now: nurses and midwives.  The World Health organization (WHO) declared 2020 to be their year as nurses and midwives lead us into the future of global...
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