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.
Women in rural areas face particularly high maternal health risks. The right skills and support can help nurses change that.
Midwifery students can learn great clinical skills. Attitude is harder.
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.