Research: Investment in Nurses and Midwives Improves Health Care Outcomes in Rural Liberia

Posted on Jun 8, 2022

Nurses and midwives are vital to health care systems. This is especially true in regions with health workforce shortages, such as southeast Liberia. On a daily basis, nurses and midwives help meet patients’ everyday needs and fill in during emergency situations. Simultaneously, they train nursing students.

Q&A: Addressing Nursing Shortage Through Education, Research in Liberia

Posted on Oct 21, 2021

Like many countries around the globe, Liberia has a shortage of nurses and midwives. In an effort to address this, Partners In Health (PIH) Liberia created the Nursing Center of Excellence in 2019 to recruit more health care professionals, while also providing high-quality training and research opportunities.

Three Haitian Nurses Among Cohort Chosen for Executive Fellowship

Posted on Jan 13, 2021

It was a typical morning for Gretta Joseph, deputy chief nursing officer at University Hospital of Mirebalais in Haiti. She was still at home, going through her work email and getting a sense of her schedule for the day at the hospital, when she noticed the congratulatory message informing her she had been accepted to Partners In Health’s Global Nurse Executive Fellowship.

She let out a celebratory scream, alarming her husband who rushed into the room. Soon he was joining her celebration; he knew how much she had wanted this.

World Diabetes Day Highlights Impacts of PIH Nurses

Posted on Nov 13, 2020

Gedeon Ngoga said several global factors—the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report on health inequities, and World Diabetes Day, which is Saturday—all have a common thread: the importance of nurses.

The Rise of a Lifesaving Blood Bank in Sierra Leone

Posted on Jun 11, 2020

In Kono, Sierra Leone, a low-stocked, unreliably cold refrigerator used to serve as the Koidu Government Hospital blood bank. Thanks to investments from PIH, the blood bank is now a thriving department, transforming care for pregnant women and patients throughout the hospital.