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23 March 2023
Value - Respect – Protect – Invest: ICN launches International Nurses’ Day posters

IND will be celebrated on 12 May 2023 and is part of a yearlong Our Nurses. Our Future. campaign which sets out what nursing needs now and in the future in order to address the global health challenges and improve global health for all

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20 March 2023
ICN report says shortage of nurses is a global health emergency

The new report says health systems around the world will only start to recover from the effects of the pandemic and be rebuilt when there is sufficient investment in a well-supported global nursing workforce

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15 March 2023
New WHO Chief Nursing Officer shares her priority of addressing the needs of the world’s most vulnerable populations

ICN CEO Howard Catton has spoken exclusively to the new WHO Chief Nursing Officer Dr Amelia Latu Afuhaamango Tuipulotu, about the priorities and challenges ahead

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8 March 2023
International Women’s Day: ICN President calls for greater efforts to bring about gender equality in healthcare through digital inclusivity

Marking this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD23), ICN President, Dr Pamela Cipriano, calls for greater efforts to be made to bring about gender equality in relation to the use of digital technology in healthcare.

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7 March 2023
ICN Asia Workforce Forum highlights widening gap in global supply and demand of nurses

Nurse leaders gathered at a meeting in Thailand warned of the growing global nurse shortage at a time when the demand for nurses is increasing

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Press Release

28 February 2023
President of the Nursing Association of Ukraine speaks of nurses’ determination and gratitude, one year after the invasion of her country

ICN Chief Executive Officer Howard Catton has had a video call with the President of the Nursing Association of Ukraine, Tetyana Chernyshenko, on the day marking one year since the invasion of Ukraine, Friday, 24 February.


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28 February 2023
Kick-off of ICN’s innovative development initiative for National Nurses Associations in Africa

Twenty-four NNAs in Africa have signed up to take part in the ICN’s Organizational Development of National Nurses Associations initiative, which will develop individual NNAs’ abilities to support their country’s nurses based on the initiative’s pillars: organisational assessment, leadership development and ‘twinning’ with more established NNAs


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23 February 2023
One year on – ICN renews call for peace in Ukraine as nurses around the world stand in solidarity

On the anniversary of the invasion of Ukraine and the bitter year that has followed, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) has renewed its call for a ceasefire and negotiations for a lasting peace.



16 February 2023
Chief Nurse Blog: Nursing Matters February 2023

Nursing Ontology in Portugal

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14 February 2023
Closing date applications for 2023 ICN Global Nursing Leadership Institute: February 19!

This is the final call to senior nurses who are considering joining this year’s cohort to make their applications in good time to meet the deadline.


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7 February 2023
ICN intervenes on key healthcare issues at the 152nd session of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Executive Board

As one of the first non-governmental organisations to be accepted into official relations with the World Health Organization in 1948, ICN has had a long and productive relationship with WHO.

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6 February 2023
ICN President Dr Pamela Cipriano visits global nurse pioneer Mo-Im Kim to honour her lifelong leadership and dedication to nursing

ICN President Dr Pamela Cipriano has visited the home of the renowned South Korean nurse Mo-Im Kim to thank her for her lifelong dedication to nurses and nursing throughout her incredibly influential career.