Vital for "Nurses"

Winifred, a Health Worker On Call

She was known simply as Omusirishi —“the one who treats”—in my village.

In Koulikoro, Malian Women with Fistula Find Compassion and Solidarity

I watched one health worker carefully chase mosquitoes from underneath the bed nets, so the women using them could rest.

Digital Health and the New World

I was a digital health novice before working with the informatics team at IntraHealth. Then they introduced me to mHero.

Life at Work for a Community Health Assistant in Zambia

In rural Zambia, community health assistants often go above and beyond their training. But is this safe?

Three Cheers for Nurses Everywhere

Sure, it’s Florence Nightingale’s birthday. But it’s also a time to reflect on just how much nurses do to hold our global health systems together.

Community Nursing through the Eyes of a Nurse

In Zambia, an eye-opening research project on community nursing has one nurse educator re-examining the way she teaches.

Cervical Cancer Screening Uncovers a Great Need in Kenya

Screening is crucial, particularly for women who live with HIV.

Who Keeps Health Services Running in Kokwanyo Village?

Clients come to Kokwanyo Dispensary for HIV treatment, family planning, maternal care, and more. And they all see Nurse Richard.

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