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
Elizabeth Glaser
Brandeis University; Global Nursing Caucus
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 discussion topics

Nursing and the Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola

By Elizabeth Glaser on 24 Nov, 2015 7 Replies

This is letter that I intend to send to The Lancet: On Sunday, the Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola issued a report in The Lancet suggesting reforms to avoid repetition of a similar disaster in the future. The…

Nursing and the culture of silence

By Elizabeth Glaser on 18 Nov, 2015 1 Recommendation 6 Replies

In the past few years I have tried to advocate for the inclusion of nurses on panels, at conferences, and in other venues where our work was relevant and valued, even if our voice was not. When I have used a critical vision to question the goals, intents,…

WHO Strategic Directions for Nursing and Midwifery 2016-2020

By Elizabeth Glaser on 16 Nov, 2015 0 Replies

This is forwarded from GANM. The public consultation gives us an opportunity to have input on the future of our profession. Elizabeth ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Caroline Homer Date: Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 7:55…

New community members

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Chinyere Alu

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Department of Health

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United States

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Segundo Leon

Researcher in Global Health with emphasis in infectious diseases and vulnerable populations. Holding a Master in Tropical Diseases and a Doctorate in Health Sciences.

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Socios En Salud - Partners In Health

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m alexandre

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University of Rwanda; UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA

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