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Inge Corless - MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing Sheila Davis - Massachusetts General Hospital - MGH; Partners In Health - PIH Elizabeth Glaser - Brandeis University; Global Nursing Caucus Maggie Sullivan - Boston Health Care for the Homeless; Global Nursing Caucus; Partners In Health - PIH; University of California San Francisco - UCSF
Nigeria Maternal and Child Health Overview By Traffina Foundation

Nigeria Maternal and Child Health Overview Nigeria loses about 145 women daily to preventable pregnancy and delivery complication and 2,300 under-five to preventable childhood illnesses, making Nigeria the number 2 in burden of global maternal and child…

By Ralueke Ekezie on 18 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
NYU College of Nursing seeks Assistant Director of Global Partnership Development

New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) is a leader in nursing education and research. The NYUCN Global division conducts research and implements programs that address health disparities, informs clinical practice and education, and advances science…

By Janet Gordon on 17 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Questions for Ebola volunteers

Pat, Thanks very much for the links, they are very helpful. resources. To clarify on the point about MSF, my understanding was that the fe staff that had became ill were infected in the the community, not through work, but perhaps that is not the case? I…

By Elizabeth Glaser on 16 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 3 Replies
Nursing and Midwifery Technical Session at WHO Europe's 64th RC meeting

Dear Colleagues, Just wanted to bring your attention to the Nursing and Midwifery activities at the WHO European Regional Office's 64th RC meeting. They will be holding a technical session on Nursing and Midwifery this Wednesday Sep 17th and presenting…

By Maggie Langins on 15 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Population Health Scholarship Program

Sponsored by The Kresge Foundation, the Population Health Scholarship Program is designed to bring emerging community health leaders to Washington, D.C. for a policy bootcamp, where they will: Attend and participate in the 2015 National Health Policy…

By Barbara Waldorf on 13 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
HOPE Nurses Conference | "Four interlocking determinants of successful medication adherence" by Willie Roberts September 17 @ 8-9 AM US Eastern Time

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Nurses Conference Moderator: Inge Corless, PhD RN FNAP FAAN Presenter Willie C. Roberts, MSHA, BSN, RN, FCN Faith Community Nursing, Program…

By Neha Patel on 11 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
K4Health Launches Family Planning Logistics Toolkit

K4Health’s Family Planning Logistics Toolkit ( provides essential information and tools for achieving greater contraceptive security with smart logistics system design and supply chain management. Strong logistics…

By Shannon Davis on 10 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Intra and Extra Professional Migration In Nursing Profession

Changing of professional practice in every professional community is observed at all time and mostly happens as a result of: Change of locations, Non-satisfaction of current profession or inability for one to cope with the rigors of his or her initial…

By Ralueke Ekezie on 09 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Ebola Protection Fundraising For Nurses

Nurses are dying quickly in the Ebola outbreak, but this situation is only the most egregious example of what may occur when a nurse has to provide care in a broken health system. Every day nurses in low resources settings place themselves at risk for…

By Elizabeth Glaser on 06 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 23 Replies
Developing Neonatal Nursing Curriculum in Ethiopia

Dear Sara Am Tewodros Seyoum From University of Gondar,Gondar,Ethiopia.I was participated on the developement of New Neonatal curriculem at the Bsc level.The Technical national working Group were tring to develoip the curriculem.But our challange was lack…

By Sara Harris on 29 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 5 Replies
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