At the frontlines of care, knowledge is power – and can save lives

As COVID-19 spread across the globe, we at the Johnson & Johnson Center for Health Worker Innovation began strategizing how to support frontline health workers in low- and mid-income settings. One early result was the formation of a new collective partnership with funding from the Johnson & Johnson Foundation among three of our partners, The World Continuing…

Ugandan Nursing Students Garner AAN Award for Innovation and Sustainability in Health Worker Safety in the context of COVID-19

The Students’ Association of Kampala International University (KIU) School of Nursing took on the challenge of PPE shortages, designing & producing reusable facemasks for health workers (HCWs).  The WHO urges all stakeholders to “Speak up for health worker safety!" Ishaka-Bushenyi, Uganda,  September 2020 : The Covid-19 Africa Action Network for Nurses and Nurses Midwives (AAN) is…

Johnson & Johnson partnership to support frontline health workers in Sub Saharan Africa and the Middle East in fight against COVID-19.

In response to COVID-19 pandemic Johnson & Johnson have formed a new partnership with The World Continuing Education Alliance, The Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery East Africa and the International Council of Nurses to support frontline health workers. The result of this collaboration is the development of a focused training program that…

Stop COVID-19 in Africa! Protect Nurses. Save Lives.

The COVID-19 Africa Action Network for Nurses & Nurse-Midwives launches a PPE crowdfunding campaign in solidarity with nurses and nurse-midwives fighting the coronavirus on the front lines in eastern and southern Africa. 10 June 2020: Geneva, Kampala, Oslo, Tatamagouche, Mbabane, Edinburgh, Maseru, Paris, Nairobi, Toronto, Washington   In these tough times around the world, one group…

World Continuing Education Alliance -WCEA (Alianza mundial de formación continua) La WCEA inaugura una plataforma y una aplicación móvil de formación y ofrece formación sobre COVID-19 a las enfermeras y parteras

La WCEA pone a disposición gratuitamente una amplia gama de Desarrollo profesional continuo (DPC) para enfermeras, parteras y otro personal de salud para ayudar al desarrollo de capacidad a fin de mejorar los resultados de salud. 30 de marzo de 2020, Málaga, España La World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA - Alianza mundial de formación continua)…

New COVID-19 CT detection education tool

With the collaboration of GE Healthcare, Volpara, Amazon, WCEA and University of Sydney, DetectEd-X are launching a world-first, virtual clinical environment software to provide intelligent education on COVID-19 appearances to radiologists everywhere for free. This free access is immediately available by registering at http://www.detectedx.com CovED is an educational solution to transform radiological COVID-19 detection rates.…