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Online applications in rural India increase educational opportunities for girls We generally don’t think twice about it—most things we may want are just a click away. Need to renew your auto insurance? Click here. Want to apply for that postgraduate program? Click here. Such ease, however, is not the reality for many people living in
Jhpiego Triplets being resuscitated
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By Innocent Atukunda and Alisha Horowitz Nurse-midwife Christine Apio and her nurse assistant, Doreen Aguti, would be put to the test when they delivered unexpected triplets—none of them was breathing. Such a scenario would be daunting enough in the best-equipped health facilities, but even more so in their small health clinic in Eastern Uganda. When
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A strong midwifery workforce depends on strong leadership. To help prepare the next generation of leaders, Jhpiego, the International Confederation of Midwives, World Health Organization, United Nations Population Fund, and others brought together 33 young midwives from 32 countries to participate in a leadership symposium. The midwives met in Copenhagen in May for three days
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Nurses provide essential surgical care to prevent needless deaths Katie Kloss may be a surgical nurse, but she’s never wanted to be a surgeon. Her passion is providing primary health care to families. That’s why she became a nurse practitioner. But a visit last summer to Ethiopia gave Kloss an inside look at the dearth
Jhpiego A trainee nurse who attends the nursing college that receives technical support from MCHIP talks to a patient who is about to deliver a baby in Allahabad, India Thursday, May 29, 2014. (Kate Holt/ MCHIP Photo/)
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By Indrani Kashyap T. Dileep Kumar of the Indian Nursing Council a leader in reforms T. Dileep Kumar, India nursing pioneer In a career that spans more than 40 years, T. Dileep Kumar has been a determined and fearless advocate for advancing the education and status of nurses in India, a driving force in reforming and
Jhpiego A trainee nurse who attends the nursing college that receives technical support from MCHIP talks to a patient who is about to deliver a baby in Allahabad, India Thursday, May 29, 2014. (Kate Holt/ MCHIP Photo/)
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By Indrani Kashyap T. Dileep Kumar of the Indian Nursing Council a leader in reforms T. Dileep Kumar, India nursing pioneer In a career that spans more than 40 years, T. Dileep Kumar has been a determined and fearless advocate for advancing the education and status of nurses in India, a driving force in reforming and
Jhpiego Helena Cumbelembe Inacio, center, used a simple tune to help nurses remember HIV medication protocols.
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By Samson Ngonyani An innovative lesson in treating HIV–positive pregnant women Nurse-trainer Helena Cumbelembe Inacio was struggling to teach nurses at her health center the correct combination of medicines to prevent pregnant women with HIV from passing the infection to their children. The nurses couldn’t quite master the medication protocol. “The learning is slow, and they
Jhpiego Helena Cumbelembe Inacio, center, used a simple tune to help nurses remember HIV medication protocols.
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By Samson Ngonyani An innovative lesson in treating HIV–positive pregnant women Nurse-trainer Helena Cumbelembe Inacio was struggling to teach nurses at her health center the correct combination of medicines to prevent pregnant women with HIV from passing the infection to their children. The nurses couldn’t quite master the medication protocol. “The learning is slow, and they
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By Sandhya Limbu In Nepal, repairing obstetric fistula and the social fabric Binita Rai and Reeta Limbu are among the first nurses to receive specialized training in Nepal to help repair obstetric fistula, a devastating complication of birth that has left up to 400 women incontinent and often scorned by their families. They joined a
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As the Ebola crisis overwhelmed their native Liberia, nurses Comfort Gebeh, Nyapu Taylor…

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