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
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

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2017 Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control Course, July 31-August 11, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

by Barbara Foot

Brigham and Women's Hospital/Division of Global Health Equity, in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Northeastern University and MASS Design Group, is hosting a two week course again this summer: Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control. The goal of ... read more

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Updated: 28 Mar, 2017
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What examples can you share - Peer To Peer Support Groups

by Thomas Bauer

A few years ago I lost over 190 pounds..... As part of this journey I belonged to a virtual group of over 1000 people who had had a gastric sleeve procedure. I was surprised when I asked the community about the benefits of losing weight from those who had lost ... read more

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Updated: 28 Mar, 2017
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Domiciliary Nursing at Mbarara University of Science and Technology- Uganda

Emmanuel Byaruhanga replied

Thanks for the courage. I am happy to share with you more on the link below http://med.must.ac.ug/departments/nursing/community-placements read more

Updated: 23 Mar, 2017
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The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era - @ Harvard Medical School

Dr Shanta Ghatak replied

High Quality healthsystems in SDG era is definitely relevant and interesting . Right now I am training doctors and nurses in Family planning including LA infiltrations for conducting permanent FP procedures . But what I find harmful is exceptional stress on reporting "good quality".....when challenges are just so many ! ... read more

Updated: 14 Mar, 2017
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New community members

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Cyriaque Niyigaba

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PIH/IMB

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Rwanda

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Adam Asghar

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KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

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South Africa

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avaya duggu

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Mother's day

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Australia