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News & commentary about the global health workforce

US Funding for Global Health Security Doesn’t Cover These Essential Systems for Health Workers—Yet

Strong data systems allow countries to surge health workers during emergencies. New funding should cover this.Read more

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Health Workers Need to Be at the Center of Our Global Vaccine Rollout

At last week’s G7, progress toward a roadmap for the global COVID-19 vaccine drive was lacking. Here’s what health workers will need to make it a success.

Listen to Nurses: Applause Is Not Enough

Here's what they need to be safer, healthier, and better prepared to do their jobs.

Dr. Mary Nandili: A Voice and Vision for Nursing Leadership

If it's in the policy, it's easier to reinforce. So now the policy's my priority.

Nurse Leadership: In Their Own Words

We set out to document what nurses think about nurse leadership and the gender-related barriers they face at work. Here's what they had to say.

Alice Boit: A Voice and Vision for Nursing Leadership

Most of our nurses in Kenya are going abroad. If I could tell policymakers one thing, it would be this.

Mary Akai Supat: A Voice and Vision for Nursing Leadership

I don’t think nursing is a job that is coveted by many, but to me, it's a calling.

Teresia Wambui: A Voice and Vision for Nursing Leadership

Policymakers should recognize us nurses more and give us leadership at the county level.

5 Things Policymakers Must Do to Support Midwives like Me

To end the pandemic and better respond to the next outbreak, we must start prioritizing midwives.

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