Nursing Fellows Give Their All in Malawi to Fill Health Workforce Gaps
July 18, 2023
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Achieving Universal Health Coverage is dependent on a well-trained, supported and equitably distributed nursing workforce. Malawi has 7 nurses per 10,000 people (compared to 50 in South Africa and 157 in the US) and 55% of public sector nursing positions are vacant. In response, GAIA partners with the Ministry of Health, with funding from USAID, to fill critical health worker gaps through one-year paid fellowships for nurse graduates.
In a recent blog post (click here to read it!) featured by the Frontline Health Worker Coalition, Nurse Fellows Chikondi Ndalama and Kimberley Msanyama shared thoughts about their fellowship experience and challenges they face as nurses in Malawi.
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