HIV, Career, and Mentorship

Recently, I was asked how I started my nursing career in HIV. To sum it up in a word, mentorship is what brought me to HIV nursing. My path in HIV started in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where I met a long-standing and HIV nurse, Dr. Susan Gaskins. Dr. Gaskins was the first nursing professor to teach me […]

Putting an End to Preventable Maternal and Child Deaths through Advocacy

Mothers everywhere want the same thing for their kids; to see them grow up healthy and strong and realize the full potential that every child brings to the world. Medical practitioners get to see the beginnings of these dreams, providing a safe and healthy start to life for both mom and baby. Sadly, too often, […]

Maternal and Child Health in the Time of Ebola

By Amelia Brandt, MSW, MPH Maternal & Child Health Specialist I am a public health professional currently living in Sierra Leone and working on the Ebola response with an international non-profit organization. I arrived here in January and have had the opportunity to see our work transition from emergency response to recovery. What comes to […]

Invitation to Blog for GANM!

Dear colleagues, We are excited to announce that we are accepting blog posts for our renovated website for global exchange of nursing science and practice: the Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery (GANM). We are inviting you to submit a commentary for publication on the GANM. Advantages of publishing your work with GANM include: quick […]

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 […]

Call for registrations to Self-Learning Virtual Course Nursing Leadership: Empowering Nurses in Latin America and the Caribbean

This course is intended for nursing professionals with a minimum of an undergraduate-level nursing education who are seeking to enhance their leadership capacities and who meet the following professional and technical qualifications: Currently practicing in the nursing field (nurse clinician/ manager, educator, researcher or administrator) Access to a computer with Internet Application Deadline:  February 2, […]

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.