Healthcare Accessibility

When people cannot access the health care they require, their vulnerability increases.

Access to health care services is important not only for promoting health, but for maintaining it, preventing and managing the disease, reducing unnecessary disability and premature death, and achieving health equity–without which vulnerable populations remain vulnerable around the world.

That’s why at WHI, we work to make sure that everyone has access to what they need for their health and wellbeing, whether that means ensuring they are able to get to a hospital by attenuating rural barriers or lack of transportation infrastructure; training community healthcare workers or supporting the education of medical students; building the capacity of local healthcare facilities, and alleviating medicinal supply chains in hard-to-reach locations.

Project Launch Event: Research & Response to OSEC Amidst COVID-19 in the Philippines

Attend the special launch event of a new research-based project, gathering with partners in the anti-OSEC initiatives to learn more and agree on commitments in working together…

The Power of Presence

In the Western world, we often struggle to show our appreciation or care for others and rely too much on gifts to speak for us. However, people in lower-income countries have taught me much about the care and love for others beyond material goods.

2021 Intern: Anja Lendi

“I have always said that in whatever I do, I want to help someone somewhere. So to work on several projects that help people in need is a dream come true for me.”

Celebrating Families & Bright Futures

“I have not been able to study at night because I do not have a light. I feel happy because I now have a light to study.”

Learning From Haitians About Hope

I arrived on the Island of La Gonâve, Haiti, after a very long trip via plane, truck, and boat. I was ready for the typical cold shower and fall in bed. But when I disembarked from the small motorboat, I heard all kinds of sounds and a large crowd assembled on the beach…

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Medical Supplies

Hopital Wesleyan de La Gonâve

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Please note that in the unlikely event a specific appeal becomes overfunded, surplus funds will be redirected towards a similar relief or community development project.

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