Kaiser Family members Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an unbiased news service editorially, is a scheduled system of the Kaiser Family members Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research firm unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. Benin’s authorities fighting malaria with free of charge treatment, cadre of community wellness workers The Guardian’s ‘Poverty Issues Blog’ examines the way the government of Benin ‘is producing headway in attempts to lessen deaths from malaria’ by cracking down on counterfeit treatments, offering malaria treatment free-of-charge in public areas clinics and hospitals, and creating ‘an army of ordinary citizens in the battle against preventable diseases like malaria.’ This article describes a UNICEF-backed system that trains and employs regional residents as community wellness extension workers, who frequently serve as leading line in offering treatment for malaria or maternal and kid healthcare .The American Association of Retired Persons switched its ‘support’ placement to ‘oppose’ yesterday for SB 491 by Sen. Ed Hernandez after amendments were presented that AARP officials stated would gut the costs. ‘Basically now it says nurse practitioners might not supplant a physician, and doing that might be a crime. We’ve a real problem with that,’ said Blanca Castro, advocacy director for AARP . This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family members Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an editorially independent information service, is a scheduled system of the Kaiser Family members Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.