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Investing in Health Workers Today Means More Lives Tomorrow

What happens to a struggling newborn if her caregivers aren't well trained? The first minute of life is crucial. By Dr. Vanessa Kerry.

Motivated to Do More

"I'm a Health Worker": One minute with Monica Watuvamu, a nurse and midwife at Kamuli Mission Hospital in Uganda.

A Human Being as a Human Being

In Lira, Uganda, Mary Philomena Okello is the only palliative care nurse for miles. Carol Bales tells the story behind the photos.

These Six Ethiopian Nursing Students Will Become Lifesavers

IntraHealth is working with the Alkan College to help young women from remote parts of Ethiopia to become community nurses.

Greater Access to Midwives like Jenny: For Women around the World and Here in North Carolina

A few hours after I delivered my daughter three years ago, one of my midwives, Jenny Cox, stopped by to see how we were doing.

Picturing Our Work: Harnessing mLearning for Training Health Workers

In this age of rapidly emerging technologies, how can we improve the way we provide training to health workers?

A Guatemalan Nurse Works for Better Staff Performance—and Better Services for Patients

“I like providing support and care to patients,” says Rosa Lara de Forela, the subdirector of nursing at the Pedro de Bethancourt National Hospital in beautiful Antigua, Guatemala.

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