African Indigenous Health Knowledge and Food Safety

By Prof. Anneke Zuyderduin, RN PhD and Prof. Abel Pienaar, RN PhD Training African nurses under the educational model in the Western biomedical tradition has resulted in a loss of connection with indigenous knowledge systems, as well as undervaluing the merits of intuition and the spiritual paradigm. For example, marginalized indigenous populations such as the KhoiSan in […]

Rather than compete with the private companies...we decided to help improve their practices so that the water they provide is of the highest possible quality.

Alex Harding, Executive Director at Water Ecuador

Unleash the Private Sector to Scale Up Improvements in Maternal and Child Health

By Alex Harding, Executive Director at Water Ecuador When I was working in Ecuador to build water treatment systems in small rural communities there, I thought of my job as extremely complex. There was, of course, the actual construction of the water plant and the installation of treatment equipment. But the work of the organization I founded […]

eLearning: Jhpiego

Dear Colleagues: Jhpiego is excited to share 9 eLearning modules that convey key information to help health care workers prevent the top causes of maternal mortality! These modules were developed with funding support and technical input from UNFPA, and reviewed by a technical advisory group (TAG) made up of members from ICN, ICM, FIGO and […]

Panel Discussion and Free Webinar on Prenatal Care and Pregnancy

Objectives: By the end of this virtual discussion participants will: Have a beginning understanding of the Centering methodology for antenatal care. Discuss the enabling factors for group care. Discuss the challenges and benefits of providing antenatal care in a group format.