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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.
Recognizing Social Workers, the Weavers of Human Relationships

On World Social Work Day , we honor work social workers around the world who are improving the health and welfare of children and families.

Reflections on 2020 from a Nurse and a Midwife

What does 2020 The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife mean for us? How will we be honored —and how will we honor the profession?