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Working in Global Health: Medie Jesena

Medie Jesena, a nurse educator working with our Rwandan sister organization, shares advice for working in global health. Read More ▸

A Day in the Life of Haitian Nurse Midwife Benitha Germain

Benitha Germain is a nurse midwife with Zanmi Lasante, PIH's Haitian sister organization. In this video, we see the challenges she faces, the care she delivers, and the hope she inspires. 

Nurses Learn Critical Care Skills in New Training Program

The first of its kind in Haiti, a yearlong certification program will help enable University Hospital to open its intensive care unit. Read More ▸

Why I Nurse: Gedeon Ngoga

I always wanted to become a nurse. As a child, I didn’t know the difference between nurses and doctors—all I knew is that the people in white coats had the power to help sick patients become healthy, and that is what I too wanted to do. Read More ▸

Nursing in Navajo Nation

Charlene Blindman, a public health manager at the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation in Tuba City, Arizona, reflects on nursing in Navajo Nation. Read More ▸

A Nurse Accompanier in Rwanda

A Boston-based oncology nurse reflects on her time working in Rwanda. Read More ▸

Chief Nursing Officer Raises the Bar for Nursing in Haiti

University Hospital’s chief nursing officer believes empowering nurses will improve patient care. Read More ▸

Global Nursing: Catch Up on Our Twitter Chat

As part of our celebration of nurses, PIH chief nursing officer Sheila Davis answered your questions about global nursing. Read More ▸

PIH Nurses: Medical Multitaskers, Patient Advocates, Clinical Leaders

In Lesotho, Nurse-Midwife Mary Lesesa Delivers more than Quality Care

Tlhanyaku Health Center is one of seven hard-to-reach areas in which PIH/Lesotho collaborates with the Ministry of Health to operate a health center. At all of these sites, nurses are the lead on-site clinicians. Read More ▸


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