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

sickle cell disease

John Paul Kaswija replied

Dear Chikondi, Thank you for sharing important information about children with sickle cell disease (SCD) in the Northern Malawi. You may click the following link https://goo.gl/oZWmNC for information about SCD and the Sickle Cell Foundation of Tanzania in East Africa. I commend you for your brilliant idea. Kaswija read more

Updated: 24 May, 2016
Replies: 3

A new partnership to transform health worker training in Nigeria

by Francis Webster

*A new partnership to transform health worker training in Nigeria* Medical Aid Films, in partnership with InStrat Global Health Solutions, Digital Campus and mPowering Frontline Health Workers, are working with Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Board, to launch a new tablet-based maternal and child health training curriculum for nurses, ... read more

Updated: 24 May, 2016
Replies: 0

Life transitions and thanks

Inge Corless replied

Bravo, Elizabeth! This is quite an accomplishment, Congratulations! You are graduating from an esteemd institution and doing so will forever change your life in big and little ways. I know my older daughter who was present at my graduation cherishes that day as well. Your family and friends are very ... read more

Updated: 21 May, 2016
Replies: 11

Mueren recién nacidos y faltan las medicinas: el colapso del sistema de salud en Venezuela / Dying Infants and No Medicine: Inside Venezuela’s Failing Hospitals

by Maggie Sullivan

La tragedia del sistema de salud en Venezuela es una miseria. Las fotos en este articulo del New York Times (enlace adjuntado) son dolorosas a mirar. Tenemos a enfermeras como miembros de esta comunidad con quien podemos colaborar? Hay un movimiento de parte de enfermeras en Venezuela que podemos apoyar? ... read more

Updated: 19 May, 2016
Replies: 0

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achyut gyawali

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Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj Medical Campus

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Nepal

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sanam acharya

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hospital

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Nepal

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Ahmed Ismail

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elaraby hospital

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Egypt