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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.

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Inge Corless - MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing Sheila Davis - Massachusetts General Hospital - MGH; 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
Job Opening | Campaign Coordinator, Coal, Climate and Health Initiative

Hello everyone, Health Care Without Harm is an organization that works to transform the health sector worldwide so that it becomes ecologically sustainable and a leading advocate for environmental health and justice. We are hiring for a Campaign…

By Benn Grover on 28 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Introduction to Humanitarian Crises: Clinicians and Disaster Response. Live webcast 7/25/14

Both of these trainings are specifically geared toward training health personnel, and nurses have always been an integral part of implementing disaster response. Have any of you already attended any type of formal disaster response training? I'd be curious…

By Maggie Sullivan on 23 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies

what types of research articles you are looking for I attached few for you to review and maybe you can decide what the focus for the research

By Emma Cofie on 22 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
where can a newly licensed nurse get a job in global health?

I am reading this discussion with great interest. However, I'm not sure there's a single "right" way to pursue one's dreams - be they in Global Health or anything else. Sometimes opportunities just unfold and you follow your instincts and see what happens…

By melissa godfrey on 20 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 14 Replies
Why Theory Matters in Global Health: Dr Arthur Kleinman

Dr. Kleinman and his colleagues are trying to establish the theoretical underpinnings of the emerging discipline of global health that can serve as the foundation for all professions that engage in work in this field. In a discipline that involves…

By Maggie Sullivan on 20 Jul 2014 1 Recommendations 2 Replies
Recommendations for French-Language Epidemiology/Public Health/Maternal-Child Health Resources?

Karen, I also wanted to draw your attention to this discussion posted by a Haitian nurse who recently helped develop a nursing curriculum there (with French course books). You can read the original post at…

By Karen Cowgill on 17 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 10 Replies
Student nurses' perceived challenges of nursing in India

Though the sample was very small (14 subjects), the themes raised are not unfamiliar. This new study on nursing students in India is one that would be great to expand upon in other countries. Thank you to Neil Pakenham-Walsh at HIFA2015 for the post.…

By Maggie Sullivan on 17 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
HOPE Nurses Conference: July 23 @ 8-9 AM US Eastern Time

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Nurses Conference Moderator: Inge Corless, RN, PhD FAAN Willie C. Roberts, MSHA, BSN, RN, FCN Faith Community Nursing, Program Coordinator St.…

By Kelsey H. on 16 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Global Nursing Caucus Introduces the Global Nurse Finder

Thank you, Cheralyn! I just completed the form and it was very straightforward. I'm eager to see the interactive map on the other end - that being said, I would encourage everyone to take two minutes to fill it out. This will be as comprehensive and…

By Cheralyn McKee on 09 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Global Nursing Caucus Annual Conference - Boston 10/31/14-11/1/14

Dear Elizabeth, thank you so much and I am so happy that there is still hope for Nursing Profession. I will sent in my abstract and also feature your program during our national paediatric nurses meeting but this will take place November, 2014. I am proud…

By Maggie Sullivan on 03 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 9 Replies
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