Podcast Interview: Joyce Draru Discusses Nursing and the Role of Nurses in the Community
Joyce Draru is a Gender and Youth Specialist, who is working on the USAID Social and Behavior Change Activity (SBCA). She is also a nurse with more than 20 years of experience taking care of patients, leading quality improvement initiatives, and strengthening health systems.
In our latest podcast, WI-HER’s Knowledge Management Associate Elizabeth Kemigisha interviews Joyce about her nursing journey and training, why she became a nurse, how nurses play a vital role in communities, and how we can best protect, support, and invest in the nursing profession.
Throughout the interview, Joyce stresses the importance of patient-centered care and leading with love and service. As Joyce says, “I always put myself in the shoes of the patient.”
To listen to the full interview between Joyce and Elizabeth, click below.