TB and HIV/AIDS (coming soon)
Zamani Dlamini, nurse from South Africa, is recognised for the wonderful work he does in a very rural and underserved area.
From taxi driver to TB-care champion, Zamani brings hope to the sick in rural KwaZulu-Natal. He wishes to share his passion for TB care and management with other nurses.
We are pleased to inform you that our sponsor, Eli Lilly and Company, is the recipient of the 2015 ICN Partners in Development Award.
Eli Lilly and Company, a leading innovation-driven pharmaceutical corporation, has worked with ICN since 2003 to strengthen the global nursing capacity in the prevention, detection, care and treatment of TB and M/XDR-TB in countries with high burdens.
The ICN-Lilly TB/MDR-TB project has reached more than 90,000 nurses and allied health workers in China, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia. In the most recent phase, activity has focused on four core countries – China, India, Russia and South Africa.
The HIV Nursing Matters journal, a publication of the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society is available online.
This issue contains an article written by Carrie Tudor, TB Project Director, entitled “Training for the FIGHT AGAINST TB” on page 10 and 11.
Kedibone Mdolo, Projects Coordinator working at DENOSA (Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa) gave a talk at Vanderbilt University in the United States in March 2015.
She talks about her experience with TB and how HCWs treat each other. She also makes a call for protection of HCWs.
Recording of her talk https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/tb-center/world-tb-day-event-kedibone-mdolo (please click here)
This article was written by Carrie Tudor, TB Project Director, and published in
the “HIV Nursing matters” journal, a publication of the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society.
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article written by Jens Erik Gould, please click on the link to read the article on Slate
New tuberculosis e-course from ICN will help build global capacity ( 10 November 2010)
Press Release 19 March 2010 On the move against tuberculosis: Nurses from 11 countries awarded for outstanding achievement in TB prevention, care and treatment
Press Release 24 March 2009 Nurses from Russia, the Philippines and sub- Saharan Africa Garner Awards for Excellence in TB and Drug-resistant TB Work
Press Release November 19 2008 Lilly and International Council of Nurses Win Partnership Award from the US Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center [français | español]
Press Release 25 September 2008 Scaling Up the Global Nursing Workforce to Fight Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis [français | español]
Press Release 5 May 2008 Outstanding Nurses Receive ICN/Lilly Award for their Work in Tuberculosis and Multi–drug Resistant TB [ français | español]
Press Release 22 March 2007 Five Nurses Win the Newly Launched ICN/Lilly Award for Work in Tuberculosis and Multi–drug Resistant TB [russian, french and español]
Press Release 21 March 2006 Nobel Peace Laureates and representatives of 20 million health care providers call on governments to fund the scale up of human resources needed to fight TB [français | español]
ICN Press Release 31 August 2005 ICN Responds to Tuberculosis Crisis with a Capacity Building Programme for Nurses [français | español]
ICN Press Release 23 March 2005 A New Global Resource for the Nurses in Fighting TB and Multi-drug resistant TB [français | español]
World TB Day Press Releases