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26 January 2023
El CIE expresa su preocupación porque los países de renta alta están contratando enfermeras de naciones que malamente se pueden permitir perder su valioso personal

El CIE cree que todos los países, en especial los de renta alta deben apuntar a ser autosuficientes y generar las enfermeras necesarias para cubrir las necesidades de sus poblaciones.

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26 January 2023
Attention all nurses! ICN and the Canadian Nurses Association invite the world’s nurses to its 2023 Congress in Montreal this July - Early Bird discounts close 31 January

The Presidents of the ICN and the CNA are sending out an invitation to the world’s nurses to attend this year’s ICN Congress 2023 in Montreal, Canada, on July 1-5 to celebrate the profession and plan for nursing in a new, post-pandemic age.

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25 January 2023
International experts on global health and women’s rights to speak at world’s largest international nursing congress

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) will welcome two global experts to the ICN Congress in Montreal, Canada, 1-5 July 2023.

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23 January 2023
Princess Muna Al-Hussein – guest of honour at ICN 2023 Congress

Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein, WHO Patron for Nursing and Midwifery and a long-time supporter of the ICN, will be the guest of honour at the ICN Congress in Montreal, Canada in July 2023

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17 January 2023
ICN President emphasises need to expand global nursing workforce at UHC2030 webinar on Universal Healthcare Action Agenda

ICN President Dr Pamela Cipriano has called on governments to take bold steps to strengthen healthcare systems and increase resources in a bid to minimise the threats that could prevent the achievement of Universal Healthcare (UHC) by the 2030 target date

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16 January 2023
Nursing education and regulation: hot topics at International Council of Nurses Congress 2023

Driving the professional practice of nursing through education and regulation will be the focus of a main session at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress in July 2023.

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13 January 2023
ICN CEO Howard Catton lays out the global challenges facing nursing in 2023

In an article published in the United Kingdom journal Nursing Times, Mr Catton argues that global warming, ongoing conflicts between and within countries, chronic underfunding and the worldwide shortage of nurses are blighting healthcare services and making it difficult for patients to access the care they need.

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International Nurses Day

12 January 2023
Our Nurses. Our Future. - International Nurses Day 2023 theme announced

The ICN today announced the theme for International Nurses Day (IND) 2023: Our Nurses. Our Future. and launched its new IND logo

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11 January 2023
International experts to discuss impact of non-communicable diseases at ICN Congress 2023 in Montreal

The ICN Congress 2023 -among others - will highlight the impact of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the importance of promoting and enabling healthier communities with discussions led by two international nursing leaders: Radha Saini of WHO and Prof. Patricia M. Davidson of the Univ. of Wollongong, Australia

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15 December 2022
Europe’s nurses and other health workers raise their voice on the consequences of the pandemic

European nurses and other health workers have told Euronews television that “they are still suffering from the chaos of working through the COVID-19”

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14 December 2022
ICN writes to UK Secretary of State for Health: “The road to economic growth is paved by investment in health.”

ICN has written an open letter to the UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Steve Barclay setting out the health and economic reasons for investing in nurses’ pay

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14 December 2022
ICN welcomes the appointment of Amelia Tuipulotu as WHO’s new Chief Nursing Officer

ICN has welcomed the swift appointment by the World Health Organization of Dr Amelia Latu Afuhaamango Tuipulotu as its Chief Nursing Officer