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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Christina Congdon
Columbia University Medical Center; NYU Langone Medical Center; Partners in Health
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

Human Rights or Women's Rights organizations in Colombia

Jennifer Foster replied

Although I am not personally working on women's reproductive rights in Colombia, one of my colleagues at the Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Global Health, has a team of students who spent 6 weeks in Colombia specifically working on this issue. I would be happy to refer you ... read more

Updated: 29 Nov, 2016
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Federation Of African Nursing Science Students' Organisations - 1st International African Nursing Students Conference and Academic Research Symposium (19-21 Decemeber, 2016 - Kigali, Rwanda)

Munashe Nyika replied

Thank you Blen Biru for the prompt and including this paper. Indeed, despite the many advances that have been made in making healthcare services more accessible to communities across the continent, the number of women that still prefer to give birth with the aid of traditional attendants as compared to ... read more

Updated: 22 Nov, 2016
Replies: 5

Join GHSP at The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance in Uganda

by julie anathan

The Global Health Service Partnership* supports The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), taking place in Uganda on November 21 and 22, 2017. The focus of the conference, “Promoting Best Antimicrobial Practice in Uganda”, aligns with Uganda’s AMR Global Action Plan. Nurses are essential to this conversation! Please join ... read more

Updated: 20 Nov, 2016
Replies: 0

Apply Now! Global Health Service Partnership

Joanne Yoder replied

Brittney, I enjoyed reading your article in AJN! Thank you for sharing the link. You captured many aspects of international nursing, including cultural differences and the common lack of medical supplies. Yes, these things require patience and flexibility as we utilize the positive cultural practices and teach newer unfamiliar practices. ... read more

Updated: 17 Nov, 2016
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 4

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Gopal Sukhija

Tanco Lab Products is a Manufacturer and Supplier of Medical and Lab Equipment.

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Tanco Lab Products

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Hassan Mtani

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Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences - MUHAS

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Tanzania, United Republic of

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Menna Abaye

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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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United States