In honor of this year’s International Day of the Midwife (May 5) and International Nurses Day (May 12), GHSP Volunteers and Seed Staff are celebrating the invaluable work of nurses and midwives, and reflecting on their essential role in health care delivery.
May 5, 2015:
VITAL, IntraHealth International’s blog, featured GHSP Volunteer Deborah Goldman’s reflection on teaching nurse midwifery in Tanzania.
The Global Nursing Caucus shared Seed Deputy Chief Nursing Officer Julie Anathan’s piece on the importance of partnerships to address the global shortage of nurses.
Peace Corps Passport published GHSP Volunteer Laurel Gail Ostrow’s story highlighting the incredible work of her nursing students in caring for patients.
February and March 2015:
Through interviews, Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) Nursing Volunteer Hannah Bergbower highlights her extraordinary nursing students, the stories that motivate them, and their insights into the future of nursing in Tanzania in her “I am a nurse because…” series.
Nursing Through Music; Nursing Through Poetry
GHSP Volunteer Cherlly Bailey, MPH, RN highlights the important role music plays in health education and reflects on her experience teaching nursing in Malawi through two pieces originally published in April.