Preparing Nurses to Care for Remote Communities

New Solutions and Incentives to Retain Nurses

Three midwives use a "Baby Natalie" device to help a newborn who is not breathing.

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 in public health facilities