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Operated by nurses and leading nursing internationally, ICN works to ensure quality nursing care for all and sound health policies globally.

  

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  • ICN and IHTSDO extend collaboration to advance harmonisation of health terminology. Read more...
  • The 2014 Global Nursing Leadership Institute will be held 6-12 September 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland. With 35 senior nurse leaders participating from 30 countries, representing all regions of the world, this is the largest class yet selected for the 6-day advanced leadership programme. Read more...
  • World Alzheimer’s Month. September is World Alzheimer’s Month. With the theme, ‘Dementia: Can we reduce the risk?', this year’s campaign focuses on ways we may be able to help reduce our risk of developing dementia with brain healthy lifestyles. Read more...

  • Healthworkers at Risk. 150 years after the adoption of the original Geneva Convention to protect the wounded on the battlefield, violence against patients and healthcare workers remains a major problem.  Read more...

  • In light of the WHO declaring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as a public health emergency of international concern and the continuing loss of life in the four involved countries including that of nurses and other health care workers, ICN wishes to send  a message of continued support to those providing health care in these countries and our condolences to those who have been most affected. Read more...

  • 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.  Read more...

  • 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