Marla E Salmon

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BACKGROUND In sub-Saharan Africa, nurses and midwives provide expanded HIV services previously seen as the sole purview of physicians. Delegation of these functions often occurs informally by shifting or sharing of tasks and responsibilities. Normalizing these arrangements through regulatory and educational reform is crucial for the attainment of global(More)
Commentaries afford authors the opportunity to contextualize and critique published works through the lens of their own unique knowledge and experiences. In this instance, our views reflect the experiences that we shared over the past year in our roles with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Commission to Build a Healthier America 1–3 (we have(More)
INTRODUCTION Shifting HIV treatment tasks from physicians to nurses and midwives is essential to scaling-up HIV services in sub-Saharan Africa. Updating nursing and midwifery regulations to include task shifting and pre-service education reform can help facilitate reaching new HIV targets. Donor-supported initiatives to update nursing and midwifery(More)
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