Snapshots of difference-making nurses and midwives the world over
While so much of the world rightly focuses on COVID-19, the need for nurse leadership on malaria, cancer, HIV, childbirth, and aging—as well as coronavirus—continues in each of the 41 countries served by Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University.
These pages feature a glimpse at a few of the places where Jhpiego, a global health organization led by a nurse in its CEO and President Leslie Mancuso, has been making a difference.
Read more about the lives in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas touched by Jhpiego at jhpiego.org/stories.
Nurse Masiele Motlalepula instructs women at Nkoyaphiri Clinic in Gabarone, Botswana on how to self-collect their own specimens, and explains an innovative screening strategy for cervical cancer (Kate Holt/Jhpiego).
Nurse midwife Beatrice Bwaize celebrates a healthy delivery at Chato health facility in Geita, Tanzania. Dotto Wilson, a mother of six, survived a life-threatening childbirth complication thanks to Bwaize’s decision-making and care (Frank Kimaro/Jhpiego).