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
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

POST-Conference Discussion Oct 17-21: Nurses - A Force for Change - Improving Health Systems' Resilience

Melissa Cox replied

Elizabeth, I completely understand the hardship that a lack of basic infrastructure places on poor families throughout the world. I'd like to revisit your comment about the hydroelectric dam and the shortsightedness of the foreign donors of this project. Perhaps this was the only option for your country? Does your ... read more

Updated: 24 Oct, 2016
Recommendation: 1
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Follow-up from Conference on ICUs in Low Income Countries - competencies...

Monique Germain replied

Thank you, Elizabeth. This adds up to our bookshelf. Monique Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone. Elizabeth Glaser replied to a ( discussion in ( Global Health Nursing & Midwifery: ( WHO has documents on emergency triage and treatment of children geared for LMIC especially where facilities may have nurses ... read more

Updated: 23 Oct, 2016
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Updated: 21 Oct, 2016
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Free Faculty Development Webinars: Teaching Interprofessional Global Health

Ruth Staus replied

Jessica, Thank you for this information. It validates my belief that this is the only way forward for global health practice- multi-sectorial, multi-disciplinary. Nursing has a great deal to share with other sectors and disciplines but they have a great deal to offer us that would make us better clinicians, ... read more

Updated: 16 Oct, 2016
Replies: 2

New community members

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Stefanie Rimpel

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City University of New York Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

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United States

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iram haq

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Harvard Medical School

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United Arab Emirates

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Obaid Ur Rehman

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military hospital rawalpindi

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