The Improving the Performance of Nurses in Upper Egypt project is an Associate Award under the Leadership, Management and Sustainability (LMS) Program, and is a partnership between MSH and the Nursing Program of the Om Habibeh Foundation, an affiliate of the Aga Khan Foundation. The project is funded by USAID/Egypt.
In many developing countries where resources are scarce, patients must struggle to get their health care needs met, whether seeing a doctor, obtaining medicines, or arranging for lab tests. For patients with special needs – the deaf, the blind, those with impaired mobility – there are even more obstacles, and, too often, overburdened health workers in these countries don\’t have the training to provide the quality care this group needs. In Aswan, Egypt, however, a group of nurses is tackling this challenge head-on, improving the care of patients with special needs.
The change began six months ago, when nurses from Kom Ombo District Hospital enrolled in a Leadership Development Program as part of the US Agency for International Development-funded Improving the Performance of Nurses in Upper Egypt Project, led by Management Sciences for Health (MSH).
via Nurses in Upper Egypt Improve Care for Special Needs Patients | www.msh.org Management Sciences for Health.