Health workers who provide family planning services can make a big difference in their clients' lives.
A simple job description can do wonders for a health worker's morale and even the quality of care she provides. So why are job descriptions so hard to come by in some countries?
Over 6,000 Kenyans count on her for care. She’s a nurse, pharmacist, records officer, and more—all day, every day.
Agnes Masagwayi loves her job, but it hasn't always been easy. Fortunately, things are looking up for Uganda's health workers.
What happens to a struggling newborn if her caregivers aren't well trained? The first minute of life is crucial. By Dr. Vanessa Kerry.
Skilled birth attendance is on the rise, but it's only increased by 10% in developing countries over the last 20 years.
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.”
“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.
Until I came here, I thought of “health system strengthening” strictly in clinical, technical terms. But it's more than that.