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To Succeed, Global Pandemic Response Must Bolster Nurse Leadership and Challenge Widespread Gender Inequities

Nurses from around the world weigh in on how to do this in the age of COVID-19.

Digital Health 2.0: Getting Tools and Services to People Who Need Them Most

Community health workers can play a pivotal role in responding to COVID-19, but we need increased investment in and commitment to proven digital health tools.

Without WASH, Health Workers Can’t Do Their Jobs

Health workers must have water, sanitation and hygeine (WASH) to provide safe care.

A New Nurse, a New Virus: Combating COVID-19

A mere few months ago, 25-year-old nurse Chetna Sharma was dispatched to her first-ever posting as a community health officer at the Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Center (HWC) in rural Madhya Pradesh, India.

As if figuring out how to serve 7,000-plus people living across six...

It's Time for Nurses Like Beth to Lead

They have the skills to lead multidisciplinary teams and improve health services for us all.

Midwives Are Leaders on the Line. Listen to Them.

If you’re not already listening to midwives, start now with these testimonies from Fatima, Juliet, Sage, and S. Bakhla.

Working Double Duty in India’s Fight Against COVID-19

It’s 2:00 p.m. and Ranita Maibam pauses outside her house to rub her hands with hand sanitizer. She has just returned from a 10-hour shift tending to people in quarantine who have had close contact with COVID-19. Her quarantine duty, held at a school converted into an isolation unit, is in...

To Eliminate Malaria, We Must Invest in Community Health Workers During COVID-19

If we don't protect and support community health workers responding to COVID-19 global progress to eliminate malaria and other preventable diseases will stall, or even reverse

6 Nurses and Midwives on What It Takes to Do the Job

At IntraHealth International, we are dedicated to health workers. And now, as COVID-19 spreads around the world, health workers and the systems in which they work are more important than ever.

We are so proud of our staff who are working tirelessly during this outbreak, and always, to...

Big Changes Needed to Recruit and Retain Young Nurses, in Kenya and Beyond
We need to remove gender-related barriers, recruit from local communities, and create funding mechanisms.