On World Patient Safety Day, ICN presents a case study from Russia on prevention of falls and trauma among elderly patients
As the number of confirmed COVID-19 nurse deaths passes 1000, latest ICN report reveals that less than half of the countries surveyed classify COVID-19 as occupational disease - adding to a litany of complaints showing nurses are not being prioritized by governments. ICN calls on governments to take action to rectify this scandalous situation.
1996: Zilda Santos was 30 and lived in a one bedroom apartment with no bathroom together with her husband and her three children when she decided to study nursing. This was a decision that changed the lives of thousands of people living in the Rio de Janeiro slums.