Kristin Jones’s childhood dream of working in the field of pediatrics took a couple of hard right turns on its way to fruition, courtesy of an unplanned teenage pregnancy and an 18-year stint in the telecommunications industry. “I always wanted to be a pediatrician and work with kids—well, until I took a good look at [...]
From Ebola and Zika to malaria and dengue fever, there seems to be a global health crisis around every corner.
If you haven’t witnessed an outbreak in person, you’ve seen the images on TV: Patients struggle to survive, doctors cross borders to treat them, and researchers rush to develop vaccines.
But there’s a tireless group of frontline caregivers that often get overlooked — both by daily news coverage and high-level decision-makers.