Vital for "Nurses"

When She’s Not Ready for Another Baby Yet

Nurse Jane in Kenya learned new family planning technologies. Now women in her community have more information and more options available to them.

In Tanzania, Medical Circumcision Services Rely on a Predominantly Female Nursing Workforce

One woman talks about the ups and downs of providing this HIV risk-reducing service.

From Cholera to Scholarship: How a Turkana Boy Became a Nurse

Emmanuel Etabo, a nurse in Kenya, works to save lives where life is tough.

Nurses Are Global Citizens and Community Heroes

In Tanzania, nurses get creative to improve community-based health care.

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.

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.

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.

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