For our World Health Worker Week blog series, we are featuring a number of posts that focus on different cadres of health workers, within health workforce teams. This piece from Jhpiego focuses on Nurse Julia Doudu in Ghana.
Meet the new Chair of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition. Find out how she’ll help the Coalition achieve its policy goals and why she thinks we’re at a pivotal time for elevating the frontline health workforce and women’s role in the health workforce.
Nationally, roughly 70% of deliveries in Ethiopia occur at home, and interventions such as prenatal and postnatal care are underutilized. MCSP is combating this through competency-based trainings that stress early identification of pregnancies and follow-up through the delivery and the postnatal periods.
At the 2017 Nurses and Midwives Symposium in Kampala, Uganda, I had the opportunity to speak with Venny Musasizi, an inspiring midwife working in one of the hardest to reach districts in Uganda. The symposium was co-hosted by...