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All Mercy Wangui Kariuki ever wanted to be was a nurse.
A loan fund in Kenya is helping this pharmacy student keep her promise from childhood.
Meet the country's secret weapons.
In Zambia, an eye-opening research project on community nursing has one nurse educator re-examining the way she teaches.
Mobile phones and their capabilities are expanding in Kenya.
Screening is crucial, particularly for women who live with HIV.
The right training can help health workers reach mothers like Ruby, who was in denial for years after she was diagnosed with HIV.
Nurse Jane in Kenya learned new family planning technologies. Now women in her community have more information and more options available to them.
Emmanuel Etabo, a nurse in Kenya, works to save lives where life is tough.