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A Clean Bed, Anesthesia, and Other Small Comforts We Can Give Mali’s Moms

May 23, 2017
An assessment of health facilities found entire wards devoid of equipment and supplies. We can do better.

Nurses and Stories Are a Powerful Combination

May 20, 2017
In Uganda, one nurse is changing the face of nursing leadership. Meet Samalie.

Through the Pharmacy Window

May 19, 2017
Meet Elina Nantinda, one of a new generation of health workers who are turning the tide of Namibia’s HIV epidemic.

Picture It: Health Workers Provide Care for Mothers Every Day

May 12, 2017
Happy Mother’s Day to moms—and the health workers who care for them—everywhere!
It’s 11:30 at night.

More Babies Tested, Treated, and Born HIV-Free in Namibia

May 11, 2017
To end the country's HIV epidemic, new infections among children must be eliminated. This district is making it happen.

Nurses on the Front Line—Again

May 11, 2017
If a new flu pandemic strikes, nurses are likely to be our first—and best—line of defense.

SwitchPoint: A Patient's Perspective

May 10, 2017
A conference like SwitchPoint could lead to a newfound global respect for my minority.

Failing Fast: Does It Apply to Health Care?

May 09, 2017
When you're developing new ideas or tech, failure isn't such a bad thing. But for health workers, it means something else.

Want to Talk about Family Planning? Reach Out to Your Local Mayor

May 08, 2017
Advocacy efforts to improve access to and use of family planning must include local government officials. 

To the Wise Women and Men of Midwifery: Thank You

May 05, 2017
Midwifery is more than clinical services. It’s a science and an art with deep history.