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Community Nursing through the Eyes of a Nurse

In Zambia, an eye-opening research project on community nursing has one nurse educator re-examining the way she teaches.

Cervical Cancer Screening Uncovers a Great Need in Kenya

Screening is crucial, particularly for women who live with HIV.

Who Keeps Health Services Running in Kokwanyo Village?

Clients come to Kokwanyo Dispensary for HIV treatment, family planning, maternal care, and more. And they all see Nurse Richard.

When She’s Not Ready for Another Baby Yet

Nurse Jane in Kenya learned new family planning technologies. Now women in her community have more information and more options available to them.

In Tanzania, Medical Circumcision Services Rely on a Predominantly Female Nursing Workforce

One woman talks about the ups and downs of providing this HIV risk-reducing service.

From Cholera to Scholarship: How a Turkana Boy Became a Nurse

Emmanuel Etabo, a nurse in Kenya, works to save lives where life is tough.

Nurses Are Global Citizens and Community Heroes

In Tanzania, nurses get creative to improve community-based health care.

From West Africa to South Korea, No Pause between Outbreaks

As nurses gather in Seoul for the 2015 ICN Conference, an outbreak of MERS poses a new global health security threat.

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