Articles by Dolorosa Duncan

Dolorosa Duncan is a Field Regional Manager for Pathfinder International in Tanzania. She manages projects that provide essential maternal, child, and reproductive health care services to women and families living in poverty, and supports service delivery innovations including using mobile phones to improve the quality of counseling and access to emergency maternal health care. Dolorosa is a 2017 Eisenhower Fellow and 2016 Emerging Voices for Global Health.

Time to take the conversation on adolescent health out of airconditioned conference rooms, and translate evidence into local contexts: A few reflections on the 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health in Delhi.

Posted in articles by and on November 1, 2017

From October 27th to 29th, New Delhi, a wonderfully vibrant, colorful and youthful city, hosted over 1000 delegates and 125 youths from 65 different countries exploring issues related to adolescent health. The 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health, themed “Investing in Adolescent Health – The Future is now” was organized … Read more »

Getting community health services out of survival mode: reflections from the 1st International Symposium on community health workers

Posted in articles by , and on February 24, 2017

“If one tells of a place where the rain met him, he is given a place to warm up by the fire” Nigerian Ibo Proverb   Between 21st and 23rd February 2017, the Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) hosted the first International Symposium on Community Health Workers (CHWs) … Read more »