Going Home after Surgery: A Photo Essay

The day a family finally brings their child home from the hospital is life-changing. After a stressful journey, the entire family feels a barrage of emotions: relief, excitement, joy and happiness. These photos by Scott Streble were taken before the pandemic, during team training at our partner hospital in Coimbatore, India (G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial [GKNM] Hospital). Since … Continued

Mai’s Story: The Nurse Who Empowers Others to Improve Care for Children

Head nurse Mai Huong Tran from National Children’s Hospital in Hanoi balances her primary tasks of caring for young patients, managing and educating nurses, and her passion for supporting parents after they bring their children home after surgery. 2020: The Year of the Nurse is significantly more challenging for essential health workers like Mai because of the … Continued