Nursing Skills Learned through PMI Prove Decisive during Pandemic

Nursing Skills Learned through PMI Prove Decisive during Pandemic

Within weeks of the first Covid-19 cases being confirmed in Ghana in March, Community Health Officer (CHO) Gertrude Doku was alarmed by the lack of clients seeking preventive, treatment and referral services for malaria at the Tinkong Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound. Having worked for five years at the compound, which serves about

A Rapid Sense of Calm

These days, when Jenifer Adjei arrives at Oda Hospital, she marvels at the relative peace and quiet that greets her when she walks through the door midday to begin her 12-hour shift as midwife-in-charge.  The number of pregnant women on her labor ward hasn’t decreased; this afternoon she counts 51, a dozen of whom are

HIV and HIV Testing, Care & Treatment, Prevention

Jhpiego, Malawi.

Lifesaving Care Delivered in the Community For more than 15 years, we have worked to reduce the global burden of HIV by testing people for HIV, circumcising males to reduce their chance of getting HIV, and supporting people on treatment. With an estimated 36.7 million people living with HIV worldwide, this work is more essential