To meet the needs of its people, the government of Ethiopia is working to build up its health workforce. As a result, the nurse-to-population ratio rose from 1 per 5,000 in 2009 to 1 per 2,132 in 2014.1 Despite efforts to retain these workers, however, a recent study of nurses working
Nyabor Bandak, a gender counselor at Gambella Teachers Education and Health Science College, vividly remembers the nursing student’s visit to her office. The student, who was well on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a nurse, had discovered she was pregnant. Sad and distraug
Each year, millions of lives are lost due to untreated conditions that needed surgical attention. Five billion people across the globe lack access to safe surgery, and the time is now to begin reaching them.
As the Ebola crisis overwhelmed their native Liberia, Jhpiego nurses Comfort Gebeh, Nyapu Taylor and Varwo Sirtor-Gbassie traveled from health facility to hospital, community hall to military base to provide health care workers and families caring for the ill with infection prevention