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
UNOPS
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

looking for literatures on respectfull maternity care

Eileen Stuart-Shor replied

Dear Tewodros Seyoum Nigussie Two documents that will give you some excellent references for respectful maternity care were the initiatives of the White Ribbon Alliance and USAID toolkit. I included the links to the sites below. The references are integrated throughout the documents. https://www.whiteribbonalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Final_RMC_Charter.pdf https://blog.usaid.gov/2013/06/maternity-care-toolkit/ All the best as you ... read more

Updated: 20 Sep, 2018
Replies: 2

Free Webinar TODAY: New Global Health Textbooks

by Jessica Evert

Dear Colleagues, Please join Child Family Health International (www.cfhi.org) and the authors/editors of five newly released Global Health textbooks. This free webinar provides Global Health educators, faculty, administrators, students, and practitioners with essential insights into these diverse texts which cover various aspects of global health and target a variety of ... read more

Updated: 19 Sep, 2018
Replies: 0

From the US to Malawi and back again.

shirley mcculloch replied

Elizabeth: Yes, my deepest sympathy over the death of your mother, and the added burden of the inadequate care she received from the medical system. Your story is well written, and as midwives, we are also concerned about the rising maternal mortality in USA. Recently while attending a Mayo Clinic ... read more

Updated: 14 Sep, 2018
Replies: 3

Record Keeping during Labor/Delivery/Postpartum

Ruth Lennox replied

Dear Laura, I attach a scan of the structured sheets that we use in our labour room at LAMB, North Bangladesh, including a WHO-based partograph (there are two scans per sheet because my scanner is shorter than the sheets). They were created and implemented by Dr Louise Tina Day, Obstetrician ... read more

Updated: 08 Sep, 2018
Replies: 5

New community members

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Dr Hafiz Abdul Quddus

Affiliated Organizations

General Hospital

Work Locations

Pakistan

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ritu poudel

Affiliated Organizations

BPKMCH,Bharatpur,Chitwan,Nepal

Work Locations

Nepal

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Marry Gold

Affiliated Organizations

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

Work Locations

United States