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Nurses gather in front of the White House to demand PPE from the President, Congress and other government entities + honor fallen nurses who succumb to COVID-19.
The Covid-19 pandemic underscores the urgent need to strengthen the global health workforce. A new report, The State of the World’s Nursing 2020, provides an in-depth look at the largest component of the health workforce. Learn more about these findings on our blog!
Countless nurses on the front lines have been infected and several have died in service due to the lack of PPE, below standard working conditions and impossible patient surges. With such conditions, a resounding fear amongst providers has been their own mortality and the financial impact it may their families- amid other concerns. This fear has kept some away from the frontline and is definitely a large stressor to those who are working tirelessly.