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29 October 2020

International Nurses Day 2020: Case study of the week

Today, in celebration of World Stroke Day on 29 October, we present a case study on the Australian Quality in Acute Stroke Care (QASC) programme.


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28 October 2020

ICN confirms 1,500 nurses have died from COVID-19 in 44 countries and estimates that healthcare worker COVID-19 fatalities worldwide could be more than 20,000


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21 October 2020

International Council of Nurses launches Consultation to revise Code of Ethics for Nurses


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20 October 2020

International Nurses Day 2020: Case study of the week


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15 October 2020

International Council of Nurses announces International Nurses Day theme for 2021

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) today announced the theme for International Nurses Day 2021 (#IND2021). Following on from previous years, the overarching theme for IND is Nurses: A Voice to Lead. The sub-theme for 2021 is A Vision for Future Healthcare.


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13 October 2020

International Nurses Day 2020: Case study of the week

13 October is International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. Nurses play an important role in disaster preparedness by: educating the community on disasters; working to reduce hazards in the workplace, homes and communities; contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of community readiness; participating in and evaluating disaster drills; and coordinating and working with community organisations. The following case study describes the role of nurses in helping families to recover and become more resilient following a disaster.


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13 October 2020

Nursing Now campaign launches in Russia

International Council of Nurses (ICN) President Annette Kennedy and Chief Executive Officer Howard Catton are contributing by video link-up to the official launch of Nursing Now Russia, which is being held virtually this week.


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9 October 2020

Nobel Peace Prize 2020 – Congratulations to World Food Programme and thank you to Marianne & Margaritha for raising the profile of nurses


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7 October 2020

ICN says special meeting of WHO’s Executive Board shows world is at a critical moment in the pandemic


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6 October 2020

International Nurses Day 2020: Case study of the week


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5 October 2020

ICN says disruption to mental health services as a result of COVID-19 and historic underfunding must be addressed immediately


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29 September 2020

International Nurses Day 2020: Case study of the week

World Heart Day is celebrated on 29 September. This year, the campaign is asking the world to #Use Heart to help prevent cardiovascular disease and to celebrate the real-life heroes around the world committed to heart health On this day, ICN celebrates the work of #HeartHeroes, Rita Akiki and Marleine Saad and Rihane Zoghby, three nurses from Lebanon who are helping patients to regain their autonomy and become more involved in their own care.


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