Operated by nurses and leading nursing internationally, ICN works to ensure quality nursing care for all and sound health policies globally.
The WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia was elected to act as Secretariat of the Global Network. A Ceremony of Transfer was held on 29 July 2014 in Coimbra, Portugal at the 17th General Meeting of the WHO CC Global Network. The Network is comprised of WHO Collaborating Centre from the six regions of WHO, who focus on nursing and midwifery. Founded in 1988 the Network strives to enhance the collaborative activities of Nursing and Midwifery Collaborating Centres, supporting WHO’s efforts toward universal health coverage. More information can be found on www.globalnetworkwhocc.com/
- Press release: USA and North Pacific Island nurses and human resource managers develop leadership skills. Read more...
- Press release: Mary Wakefield - leading U.S. nurse to be keynote speaker at ICN’s International Nursing Conference. Read more...
In light of the devastating outbreak of the Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, ICN applauds the work of the healthcare professionals in these countries and stresses the importance for those working in health care settings to follow basic infection control measures including hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene, the use of personal protective equipment and safe injection practices. For more information, go to: http://www.who.int/csr/don/2014_07_27_ebola/en/
- ICN is pleased to announce that the Guidelines for Implementing Culturally Competent Nursing Care have been published in the Journal of Transcultural Nursing and can be directly access here.
Abstracts for the ICN 2015 Conference in Seoul can now be submitted via the Internet at https://b-com.mci-group.com/AbstractSubmission/ICN2015.aspx.