Experts Highlight Critical Roles Nurses, Midwives Play On Path To Achieving UHC

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Sydnee Logan, social media and digital content coordinator at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and Ann LoLordo, senior director of global engagement and communications at Jhpiego, discuss the roles of nurses and midwives in achieving universal health coverage, as well as a September 23 event titled “Power on the Path to UHC2030: Nurses and Midwives as Navigators, Innovators and Accelerators,” held in conjunction with the U.N. General Assembly meeting in September. The authors write, “Because of their central role in delivering health care, nurses and midwives are identifying ways to improve services with innovations that can be low-cost or revolutionary. … Midwives and nurses also are critical to ensuring reproductive rights are not left behind in the journey to universal health coverage” (10/10).