Nurses in these rural Indian facilities are more confident now, and it shows.
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.
We met some amazing health workers this year. They work hard every day to keep their communities healthy—and many put their lives on the line to do it.
Trapped in Libya by intermittent fighting, nurses face threats to their physical, emotional, and even financial safety.
Conditions in Habiba's rural health center were, she says, appalling.
Meet Phylis Cherono Siele, a nurse in Kenya's Tenwek Mission Hospital whose joy comes from helping clients find hope, even in the most difficult times.
Meet an Ethiopian nurse whose passion lies in saving mothers' lives, and listen as he tells us about one of his best days on the job.
Meet Sister Betty, a nurse in rural Uganda who tells us about her best and worst days on the job.
In the US, nurses take on incredible accountability for their clients' care. In Malawi, where the nursing ratio may be six nurses for 271 patients, that kind of attention is impossible.
After a traumatic injury during childbirth went untreated, Akinyi suffered months of spousal abuse. Then she met a nurse named Neema.