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ICN launches Call for Abstracts for Congress 2025

ICN today launched its Call for Abstracts for the ICN Congress 2025 in Helsinki, Finland.

17 May 2024

Caring with courage

ICN announce second series of award-winning Caring with Courage films, produced by BBC StoryWorks, detailing the extraordinary work of nurses around the world

ICN and BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions are to make a second series of Caring with Courage, highlighting the pivotal role nurses play in advancing global health equity and universal health coverage.

17 May 2024

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More than 600 Nurses attended the International Nurses Day webinar launching a new report on the Economic Power of Care

ICN held a webinar to celebrate International Nurses Day and launched its new report on the Economic Power of Care.

14 May 2024

OECD report

ICN responds to new OECD data showing reduced interest in nursing as a career: “We cannot ignore the alarm bells ringing about the lack of action to secure the future of the nursing profession”

ICN is calling for decisive action and investment in the global nursing workforce after an OECD report revealed an 8% drop in the number of young students expecting to train as nurses.

14 May 2024

IND 2024 report cover

ICN launches IND 2024 report focusing on The Economic Power of Care and nurses’ crucial role in creating prosperity for all

ICN is today launching this year’s International Nurses Day report focusing on The Economic Power of Care, ahead of global celebrations on May 12.

8 May 2024

ICN Annual report 2023

ICN Annual Report for 2023 demonstrates power of solidarity among nurses

The International Council of Nurses 2023 Annual Report demonstrates the strength and power of the nursing profession and how it can improve global health by working together.

6 May 2024

ICN President Pamela Cipriano

ICN President Dr Pamela Cipriano appointed as the new co-chair of the Universal Health Coverage Steering Committee

ICN President Dr Pamela Cipriano has been appointed as a co-chair of the Universal Health Coverage Steering Committee.

26 April 2024

PR 19

International Council of Nurses partners on e-bike scheme to support nurses in Donetsk region of Ukraine

ICN is partnering with Project Kesher Ukraine on a pilot initiative to supply electric bicycles for nurses working in the Donetsk region of the country.

19 April 2024

Howard Catton's BBC interview

ICN CEO Howard Catton interviewed by BBC on ‘new colonialism’ of international nurse recruitment

ICN CEO Howard Catton has told the BBC of the concerns among African nursing associations about the negative effects of international nurse recruitment to wealthier nations elsewhere in the world.

12 April 2024

IND logos

ICN releases posters, digital resources for International Nurses Day - One month until #IND2024!

Today ICN released a series of posters and a virtual background for use by nurses, nursing associations, clinics and supporters of nursing to celebrate this special day.

12 April 2024

Joint collage ODENNA

ICN continues 125-year long drive to develop nursing across the globe with launch of next stage of its organizational programme for nurse leaders in Africa

ICN has launched the 3rd phase of its Organizational Development of National Nursing Associations program, continuing its 125-year long history of developing nurses’ organizations and the nurses that belong to them.

8 April 2024