Nurses and midwives provide the backbone of health care delivery systems worldwide. Members of this community share experiences and exchange information in efforts to raise the standard of nursing care and training.

Community moderators

Inge Corless
MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing
Monique Germain
Chicago State University; Faculte Des Sciences Infirmieres de Universite Episcopale d'Haiti/Governing Board member and Visiting Faculty; Haiti Nursing Foundation-HNF/Board Member; UNOPS
Milka Ogayo
Ministry of Health, Kenya
Maggie Sullivan
Boston Health Care for the Homeless; Global Nursing Caucus; Partners In Health - PIH; University of California San Francisco - UCSF

Recent community activity

Update from Malawi

Elizabeth Glaser replied

Gebreamlak, Undule, Gonzo, I can only say what I know as a visitor; please tell us about your experiences in the place you call home. . read more

Updated: 30 Sep, 2016
Replies: 9

Global Health, Global Health Competencies and the Role of the Nurse

Michele Sare replied

Thank you Monique - and to the many nurses who work daily to expand what it means to be a GH Nurse. I and team member Ayla Landry (live and works in Nicaragua) recently had the privilege of attending STTI's inaugural GH Leadership Institute in DC: Here is the article ... read more

Updated: 30 Sep, 2016
Replies: 2

Detailed Description of "Zap Trek 2017" - ongoing critical care education project in Nepal

by Joe Niemczura, RN, MS

I plan to return to Nepal for 2017. I have written a more-detailed-than-usual description of what exactly it is that I do there. My project addresses the central theme of strengthening health system resilience by training health care workers. here is the link: read more

Updated: 27 Sep, 2016
Replies: 0

Is there a reason for not being caring to our patients?

Inge Corless replied

Melissa, Thank you for your speedy update with this article thus making it available to the field. How do the articles recommended for this discussion enlarge our understanding? Are they applicable to all settings? read more

Updated: 19 Sep, 2016
Recommendations: 2
Replies: 34

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