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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

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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

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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

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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

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International Nurses Day 2024 theme announced! Our Nurses. Our Future. The economic power of care

The economic power of care which creates healthy people and societies and drives healthy economies, will be highlighted by ICN on International Nurses’ Day 2024 under the theme: Our Nurses. Our Future. The economic power of care.

16 January 2024


ICN President Dr Pamela Cipriano and WHO Chief Nursing Officer Amelia Tuipulotu participate in IND webinar, celebrating the future development of the profession

Dr Cipriano used the webinar to introduce ICN’s year-long International Nurses Day campaign, Our Nurses, Our Future, while Dr Tuipulotu praised ICN’s leadership and highlighted the importance of having a collective voice for the world’s 28 million nurses

19 May 2023

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ICN marks International Nurses Day with the launch of its “Our Nurses. Our Future.” campaign

The campaign includes ICN’s Charter for Change, which lists ten policy actions required to create and sustain safe, affordable, accessible and responsive health care systems

12 May 2023

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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

12 January 2023

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“The greatest threat to global health is the workforce shortage” - International Council of Nurses International Nurses Day demands action on investment in nursing, protection and safety of nurses

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) today launched its International Nurses Day (IND) toolkit, Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Invest in nursing and respect rights to secure global health to help nurses, other healthcare providers, governments and international organisations turn global strategy into meaningful local action and improved clinical practice on the ground.

12 May 2022