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Episode 10-Social Justice as a Global Health Issue: A Nurses Role

Social Entrepreneurship Now Podcast

Release Date: 11/05/2018

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You’ve heard the expression ‘think locally, act globally’. In health, thinking globally encourages a worldwide vision of what is done, not done, and should be done to alleviate equitably the burden of disease and causes of ill health. Acting locally is a call on people to become the active participants, no longer the passive subjects, of what is being done for and by them. In this conversation with Nanyombi Lubimbi, a global health nurse pursuing her PhD at the University of Illinois at Chicago where her program of study is Global Health Nursing Leadership. In this episode, we are discussing the impact nurses can have on social justice from a global health perspective.

Nanyombi is Ugandan born and came to the US when she was 13 years old.  She began her nursing practice at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and always had a passion for doing global health.  What gets her ‘fired up’ is knowing that you can make a big impact with small changes. She found an opportunity with the Human Resources for Health consortium that was a capacity building program in Rwanda for nurses to learn more leadership approaches.  In this podcast she elaborates on the programs she initiated, the responses, the challenges to and opportunities for advancing social justice through nurse-led global health initiatives.

Listen to what Nanyombi believes is the future of healthcare and how we can create a nursing workforce that is diverse, inclusive and responsive to the needs of our global citizens.  

Here are a some show highlights:

  • Leadership training in global health should take into account resources present and maximize opportunities through partnerships in learning
  • Be ready to address a variety of barriers and one of the biggest barriers may be getting people on the same page
  • Social justice views all lives as having value so we as nurses must ‘think locally, and act globally’ to push for the fair allocation of resources
  • Nurses can become more inclusive with a change of mindset through reducing stigma around differences and promotion participation in cross-cultural collaboration by practicing respect

Nanyombi can be reached at  [email protected] and her website is www.nanyombilubimbi.com

You can reach me at my website: www.transformnursing.com or my email [email protected].  My information is listed in the show notes.  

If you’re looking for more direction for health equity in your organization, if you want to have better rapport with patients and be positioned to empower them then please check out my training series.  Listen in on a podcast or download one of my free featured resources all available at my website: https://transformnursing.com/trainings/

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