Recognising the importance of giving student nurses a voice at the highest levels, ICN was pleased to give nursing students the opportunity to attend the 75th World Health Assembly in May 2022
Several BBC news outlets have recently reported on the over-reliance of many high-income countries on foreign-trained nurses, quoting ICN's warning that the shortage of healthcare workers is the greatest threat to global health
Nurses across the world have shown their solidarity and support for nurses in Ukraine and other areas of conflict by donating to the International Council of Nurses (ICN) #NursesForPeace campaign humanitarian fund. Their generous contributions are helping nurses and their families who remain in Ukraine, and those who have been displaced internally and to other countries.
Leveraging Nursing for Digital Health Systems
ICN today called for protection of nurses and other healthcare workers who are caring for patients infected with the monkeypox virus. The World Health Organization has declared monkeypox a global health emergency with more than 16 thousand reported cases from 75 countries and territories, and five deaths
The WHA is the supreme decision-making body of WHO and its annual meeting is attended by delegations from all 194 of WHO’s Member States, as well as by representatives of “Non-State Actors” (NSAs) that are in official relations.
Survey results show that the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened violence against healthcare, with a documented increase of incidents in many countries.
The month's blog will recognize nursing students as they transition to graduates.