Today a woman in Rwanda has a better chance of delivering her baby safely than she did a decade ago. Health workers are playing a big part in this achievement, along with greater access to information.
These days more births are attended by skilled health workers (69% in 2010 compared to 52% in 2008). And, thanks to a new national eHealth system, health workers in Rwamagana District now have immediate access to a mother’s health information—even from another clinic, or from data captured in the community—to make informed decisions about which services to provide. Read more »
"I'm a Health Worker"
Listen to health workers speak from the heart, and learn what we’re doing to help.
Raissa Tshindibo, Nurse in the DRC
Tshindibo shares why she became a health worker and what she likes best about her job.
Susan Alio, Midwife in Uganda
Alio talks about what she loves about her job and how staff shortages affect performance.
Featured Blog Post
The two themes I see emerging are universal access to health care and aging/chronic disease. I see incredible opportunity for the health workforce community to contribute to these goals. Read more »