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  • Early bird preferential registration fees for the ICN Regional Conference in Abu Dhabi closes on 28 June!  Make sure you register before: https://tinyurl.com/y8z687jy Download the preliminary programme here
  • Press Release: ICN Congress Singapore: Call for Abstracts released. Read more...
  • This month, the Deliver for Good campaign explores stories and solutions for improving data and accountability to advance gender equality. Read the latest news from the campaign here.

  • ICN, WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, ICM, FIGO and IPA release joint statement on the Definition of skilled health personnel providing care during childbirth. Find all related documents here

  • First ICN Leadership for Change training courses completed in China.  For more information click here.
  • Press Release: International Council of Nurses receives innovative grant from Stop TB Partnership to Find and Treat More People with TB. Read more...
  • Press Release: Dr Isabelle Skinner appointed CEO of International Council of Nurses. Read more...
  • Press Release: Time to Deliver! WHO High-Level Commission releases report on Noncommunicable Disease, recognising key role of nurses. Read more...
  • ICN is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the International Achievement Award which will be given at the ICN Congress in Singapore in 2019.  The brochure and form can be found here 
  • All the interventions delivered by ICN's delegation at the World Health Assembly are now accessible here
  • Press Release: Nursing Voice Heard at World Health Assembly. Read more...
  • ICN has a delegation at the World Health Assembly this week!  Follow us on @ICNurses for more! Watch our explainer here
  • ICN’s May meetings were a great success! The key take-aways are: Nursing and midwifery is a good investment for UHC, global health security and economic growth; Elevate role of nursing and midwifery to the health policy agendas at national level and WHA; Strengthen education, regulation, labour rights and practice environment in countries; Maintain momentum through regular implementation, monitoring and accountability of the Global Strategy on Human resources for Health and the Strategic Directions on Nursing and Midwifery.
  • Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition launch new report showing attacks on health care occurred in 23 countries in conflict in 2017. The sheer number of countries and the intensity of attacks on health facilities, health workers, ambulances, and patients are staggering!
  • ICN calls for a salary rise for the world’s nurses.  Find the report here. Click here for more information.
  • Deadline for submission of abstracts to the ICN Regional Conference in Abu Dhabi is now cloed!