Vital for "Health Workers"

From West Africa to South Korea, No Pause between Outbreaks

As nurses gather in Seoul for the 2015 ICN Conference, an outbreak of MERS poses a new global health security threat.

Kenya’s Nurses Can Empower Women through Family Planning

Women in rural areas face particularly high maternal health risks. The right skills and support can help nurses change that.

Maternity Ward Observations: Midwifery Care in a Haitian Hospital

Midwives and nurses bring compassion to L’Hôpital Sainte-Thérèse.

Midwives Are More than Midwifery

Midwives could deliver 87% of the world’s sexual, reproductive, maternal, and newborn health services. But a global shortage is holding us back.

Midwives Matter for Haiti's Moms

In the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, maternal and child health challenges persist. Midwives can help Haiti meet those challenges.

Why We Don't Call Them "Our" Health Workers

As professionals, health workers belong to the people they serve. Join us during World Health Worker Week in thanking those who bring health care to communities around the world, including your own.

Mentoring for Karnataka Health Workers Means Better Care for Mothers and Babies

Nurses in these rural Indian facilities are more confident now, and it shows.

What’s So Rosy about Garden City?

On International Women's Day we remember the dedicated women we met at Garden City University College who are making women’s health happen.

Rescued Learning: New Loan Fund in Kenya Keeps Medical Students in Class

When Caren got into nursing school her father asked her aunties and uncles for help with tuition fees. They told him to marry her off.

Bridging the Gap: Surgical Care in Low-Resource Settings

Two billion people worldwide have no access to basic surgical care. Making it available is a key step toward universal health coverage.

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