A Malawian frontline midwife speaks

June 23, 2017

By: Mtondera Munthali for White Ribbon Alliance I am Mtondera Munthali, a midwife from Mzuzu city in the north of Malawi. My job is a very busy one. I’m in charge of the labor ward where 15 to 20 babies … Continue reading

Fostering the next generation of health workers

May 30, 2017

By Dr Sanele Mandela, founder of  Expectra 868 Health Solutions This blog was originally posted on the NCD Alliance website. During a 70th World Health Assembly event on access to diabetes medicines and care in underserved populations, health worker Dr Sanele Madela … Continue reading

Why Investments in Frontline Health Workers Matter – Preventing needless deaths through trusted healthcare relationships

May 24, 2017

By Samalie Kitooleko, Nurse In-Charge of Uganda Rheumatic Heart Disease Registry and Belinda Ngongo, Global Health Leaders Fellow, Public Health Institute This blog was originally posted at the Global Health Council blog. Samalie’s Story It all started when I nursed a young … Continue reading

What social accountability means for frontline health workers–digging into the black box

May 23, 2017

By Eric Sarriot and Karen Waltensperger, Save the Children USA Social accountability in health refers to a group of approaches bringing health professionals, providers or managers, together with community members, or clients, in order to improve quality of services by … Continue reading

Nurses and Stories Are a Powerful Combination

May 22, 2017

By Cecilia Amaral, IntraHealth International and Frontline Health Workers Coalition This blog was originally posted on Vital, the IntraHealth International blog. Samalie Kitooleko wants you to know that nurses are independent professionals who undergo years of education and do not … Continue reading