Nurses and midwives provide the backbone of health care delivery systems worldwide. Members of this community share experiences and exchange information in efforts to raise the standard of nursing care and training.

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Christina Congdon
Columbia University Medical Center
NYU Langone Medical Center
Partners in Health
Inge Corless
MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing
Monique Germain
Chicago State University
Faculte Des Sciences Infirmieres de Universite Episcopale d'Haiti/Governing Board member and Visiting Faculty
Haiti Nursing Foundation-HNF/Board Member
UNOPS
Milka Ogayo
Ministry of Health, Kenya
Maggie Sullivan
Boston Health Care for the Homeless
Global Nursing Caucus
Partners In Health - PIH
University of California San Francisco - UCSF

Current Expert Panels

Strengthening the Community Health Workforce: Capturing Lessons Learned

This Expert Panel will explore strategies for strengthening and scaling the community health workforce to generate value in health care delivery.

June 12, 2017 - June 16, 2017

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Recent community activity

Federation Of African Nursing Science Students' Organisations - 1st International African Nursing Students Conference and Academic Research Symposium (19-21 Decemeber, 2016 - Kigali, Rwanda)

Munashe Nyika replied

Thank you Blen Biru for the prompt and including this paper. Indeed, despite the many advances that have been made in making healthcare services more accessible to communities across the continent, the number of women that still prefer to give birth with the aid of traditional attendants as compared to ... read more

Updated: 22 Nov, 2016
Replies: 5

Join GHSP at The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance in Uganda

by julie anathan

The Global Health Service Partnership* supports The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), taking place in Uganda on November 21 and 22, 2017. The focus of the conference, “Promoting Best Antimicrobial Practice in Uganda”, aligns with Uganda’s AMR Global Action Plan. Nurses are essential to this conversation! Please join ... read more

Updated: 20 Nov, 2016
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Apply Now! Global Health Service Partnership

Joanne Yoder replied

Brittney, I enjoyed reading your article in AJN! Thank you for sharing the link. You captured many aspects of international nursing, including cultural differences and the common lack of medical supplies. Yes, these things require patience and flexibility as we utilize the positive cultural practices and teach newer unfamiliar practices. ... read more

Updated: 17 Nov, 2016
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 4

Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: Implications for Care Delivery

Pierre Bush, PhD replied

Dear Colleagues, Thank you for this important panel. The national Academy of Science, engineering and medicine has convened an expert panel on Opioids, and the report is attached below. It is very saddening to note that there are 100 million people in the USA who suffer from chronic pain. These ... read more

Updated: 07 Nov, 2016
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 7

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Test Admin

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GHDonline

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UACh

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Tina Ja

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ACCESS Health International; HEALTH

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China