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

Christina Congdon
Albany Medical College
Global Health Initiative
Harvard Global Health Institute
NYU Langone Medical Center
Partners in Health
Inge Corless
MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing
Monique Germain
Faculte Des Sciences Infirmieres de Universite Episcopale d'Haiti/Governing Board member and Visiting Faculty
Haiti Nursing Foundation-HNF/Board Member
Milka Ogayo
Ministry of Health, Kenya
Maggie Sullivan
Boston Health Care for the Homeless
Harvard Chan School of Public Health
Partners In Health - PIH
University of California San Francisco - UCSF

Recent community activity

Birth Center in India

Macmy ST-HILAIRE replied

There are several midwives in Haiti. You can choose one of them. read more

Updated: 09 Dec, 2018
Replies: 3

Keeping connected

Neil Pakenham-Walsh replied

Thank you Christina. I have joined the new Google group and look forward to interacting. I would also like to invite GHD N&M members to join HIFA. HIFA has 19k members with many nurses and midwives and we would welcome more. :-) Here's a brief overview: HIFA (Healthcare Information For ... read more

Updated: 07 Dec, 2018
Replies: 2

Maternal Mortality ratio (MMR) and Pregnancy Related Mortality ratio (PRMR)

Kaboni Whitney Gondwe replied

Thank you so much Elizabeth for the comment and the article you sent. In my research on preterm birth in Malawi and US, I have also been curious with preterm birth rates considering that some countries viability is lower than others. For example Malawi where viability is 28 weeks and ... read more

Updated: 06 Dec, 2018
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 2

American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene actively looking for nursing participation!

Elizabeth Glaser replied

I agree with Kim, we had 5 abstracts accepted out of 5 submitted from Kamuzu College of Nursing at the conference this year. In 2016, I was fortunate to be on the first nurse led symposium at ASTMH , on post the Ebola situation in West Africa; one thing that ... read more

Updated: 06 Dec, 2018
Reply: 1

New community members

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Dr Hafiz Abdul Quddus

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ritu poudel

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Marry Gold

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Academic Emergency Medicine; Academic Medicine; Access Our Medicine; Access to Medicine Foundation; Addis Ababa University Faculty of Medicine; Afghan Family Medicine Association; African Federation for Emergency Medicine; African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine - PHCFM; African Society for Laboratory Medicine(ASLM); Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University; alexandria faculty of medicine; AL-Kindy College of Medicine; A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine ; America Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; American Journal of Disaster Medicine; American Journal of Law and Medicine; American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Annals of Internal Medicine; Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parisitology; Archives of Internal Medicine; Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Assiut University Faculty of Medicine; Aswan Family Medicine Residency; Australasian Society for HIV Medicine - (ASHM) ; Avalon University School of Medicine; BackOffice Medicine; Banha School of Medicine; Baylor College of Medicine; Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation, Tanzania; Benha Faculty of medicine; Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine; Boston University School of Medicine; Can Tho Family Medicine Clinic; Central Denmark Region, Center for Telemedicine and Telehealth

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