Who we are Awards Kim Mo Im Policy Innovation and Impact Award
Kim Mo Im Policy Innovation and Impact Award

Kim Mo Im Policy Innovation and Impact Award

Dr Kim Mo-Im is a pioneer and an evolutionaly leader in various areas of social and health development. She was the first nurse in Korea appointed to Minister of Health.  She was a member of the World Health Organization Expert Panel of Nursing for 20 years and ICN President from 1989 to 1993.

The Kim Mo Im Policy Innovation and Impact Award is granted every two years to a nurse who has demonstrated policy innovation and impact.  It focueses on a key global issue of the time and ICN established strategy.

The first award was granted at the ICN Congress in Barcelona in 2017 to Dr Miaofen Yen for her work to establish an International Advanced Programme in Nursing at the National Cheung Kung University in Taiwan.

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