Nursing & Midwifery

Restoring Health Services in a Post-Conflict Setting

Every morning before 7 a.m., about 20 clients would gather in the outpatient area of Dubti General Hospital in Afar Region, Ethiopia. Mostly women and children, they waited their turn to talk with a doctor about their health concerns. Elderly men and women sat on wooden benches while mothers stood nearby, trying to soothe a

On the Front Lines of Primary Health Care 

A day in the life of a nurse and community health officer in Nagaland, India By Krithika Murali, Katherine Seaton, and Kritika Gupta with support from Ojungsangla Longkumer At 9 a.m., the Mopungchuket Health and Wellness Center in Nagaland, India, opens its doors and Nurse and Community Health Officer Rongsenlila Pongen and her dedicated team

India’s historic step to strengthen nursing, midwifery workforce 

The Indian parliament recently passed the National Nursing and Midwifery Commission Bill as part of a comprehensive reform to strengthen and regulate the quality of nursing education and practice to benefit the health of  Indian families. The introduction of the National Nursing and Midwifery Commission Bill is a significant milestone in bolstering nursing and midwifery