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
Columbia University Medical Center
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
Global Nursing Caucus
Partners In Health - PIH
University of California San Francisco - UCSF

Recent community activity

The need for Global health nursing certificate courses in Nigeria.

Claudia Lefko replied

I am responding to Ruth's posting and sharing what I hear as her frustration. I have written here before about our quest to train oncology nurses in Baghdad, at Children's Welfare Teaching Hospital (CWTH) in Medical City. It occurs to me as I read posting here, that each site, even ... read more

Updated: 02 Aug, 2017
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Transcultural Nursing Society Upcoming Conference on Population Health and Health Disparities

by Monique Germain

The Transcultural Nursing Society International (USA) is sponsoring a conference on population health and health disparities. The objectives of the conference are: 1. Discuss transcultural nursing strategies that promote population health. 2. Examine the relationship between transcultural nursing and social determinants of health. 3. Explore nursing theories that address health ... read more

Updated: 28 Jul, 2017
Replies: 0

This lifesaver isn't just hot air

by Meg Wirth

An update on balloon methods ** Balloon Methods to Stop Hemorrhage Rise in Use ------------------------------------------------------------ When faced with an occurrence of a severe postpartum hemorrhage, it's critical to have as many proven tools at your disposal as possible. We're naturally 'pumped' to share exciting news regarding our curated offerings, and ... read more

Updated: 25 Jul, 2017
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Speak up midwives, let our voices be heard! Join #Whatmidwiveswant Movement

by Meseret Desta Haileyesus(SMW,BSC,MPH)

Maternity Today in partnership with Improved Midwifery Care Access Initiative inviting midwives to join the movement today to participate in the campaign and amplify the voice of midwives across the globe. #Whatmidwiveswant is a movement that brings midwives together and gives them the tools to advocate. Whether at home, in ... read more

Updated: 23 Jul, 2017
Replies: 0

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Victoria Enwemadu

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Fyodor Biotechnologies

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Ghana; Kenya; Nigeria; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda

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Augusta Baiden

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Maria Ameel

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Hospital ; university

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