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News & commentary about the global health workforce

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A Registered Nurse’s Dispatch from Uganda

"They did not feel that medicine would help her. They were just waiting for her to die.”

A Physician’s Dispatch from KwaZulu-Natal

In honor of World Health Worker Week 2018, health workers from around the world are telling us what it's really like on the front lines.

Ready for the WhatsApp Revolution in Health Care Communications?

Twenty percent of the world's population is using it already. Time for us to catch up.

How Senegal Rapidly Introduced Sayana Press into Its Family Planning Method Mix

Commitment and collaboration pave the way for a new contraceptive.

Failing Forward: Innovative Approaches to Improve Reproductive Health in Senegal

We found what works for real people. But that's not where we started.

New Series: Women on the Rise in Global Health

This International Women's Day, we're launching a new series that explores why there aren’t more women at the top in global health—yet.

In Central America, New Adherence Promoters Keep HIV Clients on Treatment

Carlos considered dropping out of everything. Then he met Aracely, an adherence promoter.

We Can Fix the Nursing Shortage in NC—and around the World

By 2024, there could be over a million vacancies for registered nurses. But we can still avoid it.

mSakhi in Pictures

The mobile app is transforming maternal and child health care in a Himalayan state.

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