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Ghana Health Care

From A First To The Future: Investing In Pediatric Nursing Through Collaborative Training In Ghana

SickKids Centre for Global Child Health | Posted 03.15.2015 | Impact
SickKids Centre for Global Child Health

The nurse to population ratio in Ghana is approximately 1:1000. In 2011, there were less than five nurses trained in pediatrics working in Ghana.

New Hope for Mothers and Newborns in Africa

Pierre M. Barker, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2012 | Impact
Pierre M. Barker, M.D.

We have the knowledge and resources to make death and complications around childbirth, even in Africa, a vanishingly rare event, but mothers and infants are still dying from causes that are preventable. At the heart of the problem lies a challenge.

A Victory for America

Gregory Rockson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Impact
Gregory Rockson

While pundits and talk show hosts will continue to debate about the implications of this ruling, I remember the many ordinary families I encountered during the health fairs who like most Americans work so hard to provide for their families.

One of the People-people

Kate Otto | Posted 02.20.2012 | Impact
Kate Otto

At the mHealth Summit, an annual gathering that attracted 3,600 participants this year, attendees were united in their desire to use of mobile phones to improve health care quality and access.