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

4th Global Conference Women Deliver, May 16-19, 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark / Congreso global de "mujeres dan a luz" el 16-29 de mayo en Denmark

Milka Ogayo replied

This conference is very crucial for global health since the resolutions will help strengthen the push towards reducing maternal mortality. read more

Updated: 06 May, 2016
Reply: 1

Social inequalities and access to health: challenges for society and the nursing field / Las iniquidades sociales y el acceso a la salud: desafíos para la sociedad, desafíos para la enfermería

Claudia Lefko replied

Dear Ruth: Amen. I am not a nurse, I am educator working in partnership (from the US) with two pediatric oncologists in Baghdad. There is a serious cancer problem in Iraq, although all we can testify to is the cancer load at Children's Welfare Teaching Hospital in Medical CIty Baghdad. ... read more

Updated: 05 May, 2016
Replies: 2

Lanzamiento y Mesa Redonda del “Análisis de la Equidad y las Desigualdades en Salud en las Américas” / Launch and Panel Discussion “Review of Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas”

Maggie Sullivan replied

Hi Erica - I'm glad you're interested. From their website, it looks like you do have to RSVP (by Friday, 6 May 2016 to Nardy Smith Let us know if you're able to participate and feel free to provide updates for those of us not able to attend. read more

Updated: 05 May, 2016
Replies: 2

Scaling up midwifery training to combat maternal death in Sudan

Sharon Brownie replied

Happy International Midwives Day to everyone .... to Celebrate enjoy the following video re the role of Midwives in Ghana ... read more

Updated: 05 May, 2016
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 9

New community members

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Sandy Mux

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Wuqu' Kawoq, SA

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Patricia Titulaer

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International Confederation of Midwives - ICM

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Afghanistan; Netherlands

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malayphone SOUKSAVATH

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Health Frontiers

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Lao People's Democratic Republic