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Investing in the Power of Nurses

This report reflects the voices of nurses – it’s time for the rest of the world to listen

On the Hill to Advocate for and Honor Health Workers

World Health Worker Week was a time to educate lawmakers on the tremendous impact of frontline health workers.

Newborn Plans: Nurse Leader in Ghana Encourages First-Time Teen Moms to Take Charge of Their Lives

Julia is one of countless health workers who go beyond their traditional roles to help clients when, where, and how they need it the most.

Senegal’s New eLearning Platform Helps Prevent Service Disruptions as Health Workers Train

Unlike other online platforms, it covers several areas of care and is useful for all types of health workers.

Four Women behind Tanzania’s Fight to End AIDS

They're working to prevent HIV in two of the country’s hardest-to-reach areas.

10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2019

From food security to the future of PEPFAR, here are some of the trends we’ll be watching closely in the year ahead.

A Registered Nurse’s Dispatch from Uganda

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

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.

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