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

Global Health Nursing Ethics Survey reminder

by Jeanne Leffers

Dear Global Health Nurse Colleague, We posted this survey message a few weeks ago but have extended the deadline until August 1, 2016. If you have not had a chance to participate we hope you will help us. This is the second round and the survey has been revised since ... read more

Updated: 29 Jul, 2016
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Training midwives to undertake advanced obstetrics including abdominal surgery such as Caesarean section

David Southall replied

Dear Jennifer You are absolutely right and we are also trying to enhance training and support for nurse anaesthetists in Liberia. One of the most important issues relates to recognition of the essential work done by nurse anaesthetists and the need for appropriate government pay scales and incentives. best wishes ... read more

Updated: 29 Jul, 2016
Recommendations: 2
Replies: 10

Films in new languages for health worker training in Nigeria

by Francis Webster

We are delighted to launch a suite of 11 maternal and child health films in two new languages – Yoruba and Hausa – to support the development an innovative health worker training programme in Nigeria. This programme uses a tablet-based curriculum, developed with InStrat Global Health Solutions, Digital Campus, mPowering ... read more

Updated: 28 Jul, 2016
Replies: 0

UCSF HEAL Initiative Global Health Fellowship

by Phuoc Le

Dear Colleagues, UCSF is excited to accept applications to the HEAL Initiative, an innovative two-year post-residency global health fellowship dedicated to equipping physicians and nurse practitioners with the knowledge and expertise needed to serve effectively in resource-limited settings, both internationally and in the U.S. We currently have nearly 50 HEAL ... read more

Updated: 26 Jul, 2016
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New community members

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ahk group

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damascus university

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Syrian Arab Republic

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Palash Banik

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Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences - BIHS; Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS)

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Bangladesh

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Ruth Lennox

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LAMB Bangladesh

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Bangladesh