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Alarm As Traditional Midwives Shun Gloves - AllAfrica.com

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Alarm As Traditional Midwives Shun Gloves
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OLDER traditional midwives in rural Southern Tanzania refuse to wear hand gloves alleging that they were slippery and might let the baby slip through, health researchers can report.
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Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief - Baltimore Sun

Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief - Baltimore Sun | Health workers | Scoop.it
Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief
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It's not often you hear of a traditional Irish band that features the name of an impoverished African nation in its title.
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HRH | Abstract | Sources of community health worker motivation: a qualitative study in Morogoro Region, Tanzania

HRH | Abstract | Sources of community health worker motivation: a qualitative study in Morogoro Region, Tanzania | Health workers | Scoop.it
There is a renewed interest in community health workers (CHWs) in Tanzania, but also a concern that low motivation of CHWs may decrease the benefits of investments in CHW programs.
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Interesting paper on chw motivation in Tanzania

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The Real Awards: Public Invited to Nominate Health Care Workers for Honor - ABC News (blog)

The Real Awards: Public Invited to Nominate Health Care Workers for Honor - ABC News (blog) | Health workers | Scoop.it
The Real Awards: Public Invited to Nominate Health Care Workers for Honor ABC News (blog) Just days after Hollywood's biggest TV stars celebrated the small screen at the Primetime Emmy Awards, Save the Children and the Frontline Health Workers...
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A chance to show appreciation to a health worker who has made a difference to your life!

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Finalists for the “Health Workers Count” Photo Competition | Facebook

Finalists for the “Health Workers Count” Photo Competition | Facebook | Health workers | Scoop.it
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Connecting Health Workers in Senegal

Community health workers can save 3.6 million children every year, but we need more community health workers. Here is a story from Senegal.
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Evidence based Healthcare in Tanzania

The Elsevier Foundation contributed to the launch of the Collaboration for Evidence Based Healthcare in Africa (CEBHA) through a $130,000 grant from the Inno...
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1478-4491-11-43.pdf

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Great report on the need for health worker supervision for greater efficiency and motivaltion

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Why Nurses’ Job Satisfaction Matters to Patients - NurseZone

Smiling caregivers are nice, but patients can also expect better outcomes when nurses’ job satisfaction goes up, according to ANA’s NDNQI and other data sources.
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Finalists for the “Health Workers Count” Photo Competition | Facebook

Finalists for the “Health Workers Count” Photo Competition | Facebook | Health workers | Scoop.it
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Great photos from GHWA  #healthworkers photo contest. 

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DailyNews Online Edition - Mwinyi tells health workers to care for elderly persons

DailyNews Online Edition - Mwinyi tells health workers to care for elderly persons | Health workers | Scoop.it
Tanzania\'s leading online News Edition (The National Newspaper).
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'Aids-ravaged' Malawi sex workers unite to 'improve health care access'

'Aids-ravaged' Malawi sex workers unite to 'improve health care access' | Health workers | Scoop.it
Johannesburg, Nov 10 (ANI): Nearly 20 000 sex workers in Malawi have united to fight harassment and improve access to health care.
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YEP Best of Health: Leeds heart surgeon nominated - Top Stories - Yorkshire Evening Post

YEP Best of Health: Leeds heart surgeon nominated - Top Stories - Yorkshire Evening Post | Health workers | Scoop.it
A heart surgeon who thankful parents say is modest about saving children’s lives has been nominated in the Yorkshire Evening Post Best of Health Awards.
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MoH pushes for compulsory vaccination of health workers - Gulf Today

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MoH pushes for compulsory vaccination of health workers
Gulf Today
Dubai: All health workers must be vaccinated because they are exposed to contamination and are at high risk of spreading preventable diseases.
 
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After internship in Berkshires, nurse from Tanzania heads home to provide ... - Berkshire Eagle

After internship in Berkshires, nurse from Tanzania heads home to provide ... - Berkshire Eagle | Health workers | Scoop.it
After internship in Berkshires, nurse from Tanzania heads home to provide ...
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LEE -- Julia Shao can't wait to care for her countrymen in the impoverished nation of Tanzania.
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Royal London protest against NHS cuts

Royal London protest against NHS cuts | Health workers | Scoop.it
Around 150 health workers and campaigners protested outside the Royal London Hospital yesterday evening, Tuesday, against staff and wage cuts across Barts Health NHS Trust.

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Benin | Management Sciences for Health

Benin | Management Sciences for Health | Health workers | Scoop.it
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Providing Access to Medicines and Health: A Conversation with Two Women Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlet (ADDO) Owners - Part 1: Meet Audensia | Management Sciences for Health

Providing Access to Medicines and Health: A Conversation with Two Women Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlet (ADDO) Owners - Part 1: Meet Audensia | Management Sciences for Health | Health workers | Scoop.it
Great Q&A with pharmacy owner in #Tanzania from @MSHHealthImpact: ADDO program training, branding has huge impact http://t.co/mychqTjCTd
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UNICEF - Brazil - A health worker on the front line of reducing child ...

UNICEF - Brazil - A health worker on the front line of reducing child ... | Health workers | Scoop.it
“This is one of the most important, life-saving pieces of information that health workers like me have been able to share with all the families we are responsible for,” says Graça. “When I first started as a community health agent, ...
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Put the Frontline Health Worker Into the Post-2015 Framework - Huffington Post

Put the Frontline Health Worker Into the Post-2015 Framework - Huffington Post | Health workers | Scoop.it
Put the Frontline Health Worker Into the Post-2015 Framework Huffington Post Building on the first debate to accelerate progress towards the MDGs, the Skoll World Forum partnered with Johnson & Johnson, the United Nations Foundation, the Bill and...
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Stephen Curry goes to Tanzania to help with malaria fight - NBCSports.com

Stephen Curry goes to Tanzania to help with malaria fight - NBCSports.com | Health workers | Scoop.it
Stephen Curry goes to Tanzania to help with malaria fight NBCSports.com All 272 times Stephen Curry knocked down a three last season — that would be the most ever in a single NBA season by a single player — he was also doing something to fight the...
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Simple yet good clip to raise awareness about malaria

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Health care workers near top of the list for getting hurt on job - Utica Observer Dispatch

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Health care workers near top of the list for getting hurt on job
Utica Observer Dispatch
Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare RN Kathy Schaub, Care Attendant Clive Young, middle, and RN Sarah Bugbee, demonstrate how to use the Maxi Move at St.
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What if Everyone Had Access to a Health Worker? | Impatient Optimists

What if Everyone Had Access to a Health Worker? | Impatient Optimists | Health workers | Scoop.it
Three years ago, the Global Health Workforce Alliance invited all of us to imagine a world in which every person could see a health worker whenever and wherever they need one. Sadly, this world is far away from the one we ...
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Why Tanzania ranks high in HIV/Aids deaths

Why Tanzania ranks high in HIV/Aids deaths | Health workers | Scoop.it
Why Tanzania ranks high in HIV/Aids deaths
...shortage of health workers and stigma among other factors.
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Picturing Our Work: Protecting Health Workers - IntraHealth

Picturing Our Work: Protecting Health Workers - IntraHealth | Health workers | Scoop.it
IntraHealth International enables health workers to better serve communities in need around the world.
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