World Health Day celebrates nurses and midwives

Midwife Chipago Nilimo checks her patient’s fetal heart rate at the Chongwe District Hopsital, Zambia, May 2018. The clinic now has a reliable, life saving power source from solar panels provided by UNDP and NOREPS. Photo: UNDP/Karin Schermbrucker for Slingshot

April 7 marks World Health Day, and because of coronavirus COVID-19 this one is unlike no other in living memory.

For months, health is all many have been thinking about as the deadly virus has marched with around the globe.

COVID-19 respects no national borders, no skin colour, no religion, no station in life. For the first time in several generations…