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Inge Corless - MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing Sheila Davis - Massachusetts General Hospital - MGH; MGH Institute of Health Professions; 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
WEBINAR April 25: Regimen Design and Dosing for Children with Drug-Resistant TB: A Case-Based Discussion

Regimen Design and Dosing for Children with Drug-Resistant TB: A Case-Based Discussion by Dr. Jennifer Furin and Dr. James Seddon Friday, April 25, 2014 9:00:00 AM EDT - 10:00:00 AM EDT This webinar will review the case of a child with DR-TB and focus on…

By Sara Hepburn on 18 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Nursing engagement in international development

Dian, thank you for compiling this resource list. Great job Mathias

By Elizabeth Glaser on 15 Apr 2014 2 Recommendations 36 Replies
readings on global health nursing

For a doctoral level nurse I recommend starting with "Reimagining Global Health: An Introduction" by Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, Arthur Kleinman, and Matthew Basilico, published by the University of California Press in 2013. A doctoral level nurse needs to…

By Sarah Gimbel on 13 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Global Health Nurses and the UN - experiences of a workshop in NYC

Dian - a quick answer to your question...I've attached a link to the GNC website and pasted their 'about' blurb here. Barbara is a wonderful resource. "The Global Nursing Caucus (GNC) is a US-based nursing organization with global reach. The GNC was…

By Barbara Waldorf on 13 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
HOPE Nurses Conference "Engaging community to support healthy youth development in rural Honduras"

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Nurses Conference Moderator: Inge Corless, RN, PhD FAAN Martha Kubik PhD, RN University of Minnesota School of Nursing "Engaging community to support…

By Kelsey Han on 10 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Rural Medical Education Guidebook - a free resource for nurses

For nurses practicing in rural and low-resource areas. Though some aspects of it speak directly to medical education in rural areas, there is much overlap with nursing, especially in regards to providing primary care services to low-resource areas. Please…

By Maggie Sullivan on 10 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
FGM and awareness for healthcare professionals

There isn't a ton of research on this issue. Many of the main sources have been mentioned. There is a lot of interesting work being done by NGOs in the UK on the subject (FORWARD). A coalition has recently been formed bringing many of these groups together…

By Mati Johanson on 09 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 6 Replies
Center for Strategic and International Studies: Ethiopia’s Investments in Family Planning: Lessons for U.S. Policy

If any member is in the Washington, DC area and interested in the following: Ethiopia’s Investments in Family Planning: Lessons for U.S. Policy 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM (EST) Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Center for Strategic and International Studies 1616 Rode…

By Kate Dieringer on 09 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Ebola Crisis in West Africa - How Can I Help?

As a studeent in 'nursing,i am also asking to myself how i can help? Is it through the role of the nurse or the intervention which can be made?

By Cheralyn McKee on 07 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 9 Replies
Reaching Global health Nurses

Annie Mead and everyone, Thank you for your inquiry. According to Skolnik (2012) global health implies a global perspective of public health issues and it suggests issues that people commonly face. Everyone’s definition of a global health nurse may vary…

By Lea Huaman on 07 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 8 Replies
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