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Task Sharing, Not Task Shifting: Team Approach Is Best Bet for HIV Care

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.

Aging Well: Who Will Be There to Walk beside You?

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.’

How HIV Changed Her Career: An Interview with Nilda Peragallo

When IntraHealth’s newest board member visited our Chapel Hill office this month, we sat down to talk about her career and research.

How Can We Do Better by American Patients and Health Workers?

For the US to really meet patients’ needs and continue to offer high-quality care, many things have to change. One of these is education.

Proud to be a Nurse

Years ago, at a workshop on shaping health policy for nurse leaders, I heard a speaker say, “Nurses are this country’s best kept secret, and we need to wake up.”

Who’s Your Inspiration? Talking with David Benton about Some Memorable Nurses

David Benton, CEO of the International Council of Nurses, shares stories about the nurses who have inspired him.

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