A few hours after I delivered my daughter three years ago, one of my midwives, Jenny Cox, stopped by to see how we were doing.
Nurses Can Close the MDG Gaps in Maternal and Reproductive Health, but Not without New Skills and Mentorship
In Uganda, nurses face strenuous demands.
“Bring technology to me, not to a low-resource setting.”
In this age of rapidly emerging technologies, how can we improve the way we provide training to health workers?
“I like providing support and care to patients,” says Rosa Lara de Forela, the subdirector of nursing at the Pedro de Bethancourt National Hospital in beautiful Antigua, Guatemala.
Mali is currently experiencing the most severe crisis of its existence.
When a health facility does not run smoothly it can quickly become a place where bad things happen.
I saw people out of work in the US and health workers being imported from countries that could ill afford to lose them.
By developing a more rational division of labor among HIV/AIDS health workers in developing countries, we can go a long way in “Overcoming the Last Barrier to Universal Access,” and nurses have a significant role to play in that effort.
This year’s World Health Day, celebrated on April 7, will focus on aging and health. The older I get, the better I understand that old truism: ‘old age is not for wimps.’