July 22, 2020
Nurses around Africa have decolonised medicine (article from The Conversation)

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From the article: 

African nurses have also led the way in taking over tasks previously undertaken only by physicians. In Ethiopia nurses in rural and remote areas carry out caesarean sections. And in countries like South Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia, there are clinical specialist roles in nursing and midwifery such as critical care nursing, palliative care nursing and perioperative nursing among many others.

Reference: Carey, TA. Binagwaho, A. Khanyola, J. 2020. "Beyond Florence Nightingale: how African nurses have decolonised the profession". The Conversation.