Asia & Near East

Trainings to Strengthen Indian Nurses/Midwives Begin Nov. 4

Nursing students at their desks in a classroom.

Delhi, India – Jhpiego, in partnership with the Indian Nursing Council, today begins a series of events to strengthen nursing and midwifery in India  and build provider skills to benefit women and families throughout the country. A 10-day Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop opens today for the senior faculty of  five national nodal centers and one

Nepalese Midwife Receives International Award

Four young women sitting on a banch.

Jhpiego, a global health nonprofit affiliated with Johns Hopkins University,  presented the international Award for Outstanding Contribution to Midwifery to Maiya Manandhar of Nepal in ceremonies Tuesday, June 21, at the International Confederation of Midwives’ 29th Triennial Congress in Durbin, South Africa. Manandhar,  a nursing supervisor, senior hospital nursing administrator and skilled birth trainer, was selected