Triad Meeting 2016

The sixth biennial Triad meeting of the World Health Organisation, the International Council of Nurses and the International Confederation of Midwives was held on 20 and 21 May 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The purpose of the Triad meeting is to address issues of common interest and concern resulting in sharing of ideas and experiences and collaborative action(s) nationally, regionally and internationally. The future of the nursing and midwifery workforce has been identified as the main theme for the 2016 Triad. The dialogue will be taking into account relevant global mandates such as the Sustainable Development Goals, the WHO Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 and global commitments toward attaining Universal Health Coverage.

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Triad Communiqué 2016

Presentations:

ICN update

ICM update

WHO update

Topic 1 Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals

Jim Campbell, WHO

Judith Shamian, ICN

Frances Day-Stirk, ICM

Topic 2 Nursing and midwifery future leadership requirements to influence global health agendas

Jemima Dennis-Antwi, Ghana

Majid Al Maqbali, Oman

Karen Bjoro, Norway

Topic 3 Priorities for the future of Nursing and Midwifery

Petra ten Hoope-Bender, Switzerland

Sharon Vasuthevan, South Africa

Pamela Cipriano, United States of America

Marcel Johnson, Bahamas