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27 October 2022
Distinguished GNLI Alumni raise nursing voice at World Cancer Congress

Three distinguished alumni of the Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLITM) took part in the Union for International Cancer Control’s (UICC) World Cancer Congress, 18-20 October, in Geneva, Switzerland, bringing the much-needed nursing voice to the table.

PR 37

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26 October 2022
ICN welcomes Côte d’Ivoire National Nurses Association into membership, further strengthening and unifying the global voice of nursing

The Côte d’Ivoire National Nurses Association has joined ICN, a federation of more than 130 national nursing associations around the world. With its addition, ICN strengthens the global voice of nursing.

PR 36

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18 October 2022
Swiss nurses win Heroines of Health award for their campaign to address nursing shortage and win improved working conditions

ICN is proud to have nominated Sophie Ley and Yvonne Ribi of the Swiss Professional Association of Nurses (SBK-ASI) for the Women in Global Health Heroines of Health award, which was presented yesterday at the prestigious Women in Global Health Gala on the sidelines of the World Health Summit in Berlin



13 October 2022
ICN launches Core Competencies for Nurses involved in Emergency Medical Teams

On International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) has launched its new Core Competencies in Disaster Nursing: Competencies for Nurses involved in Emergency Medical Teams.

WS 31

Press Release

11 October 2022
The Girl Child Education Fund brings education, hope and comfort to orphaned girls in Africa

Today we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl Child. Nurses play a key role in improving girls’ access to healthcare, providing education and psychological support, and caring for their particular needs. Today, we bring you a story from the ICN President on her visit to Eswatini to meet with some of the girls whose lives have been changed by the Girl Child Education Fund.

PR 34

Press Release

10 October 2022
“The key to transforming mental health care lies in strengthening the mental health nursing workforce.” - ICN publishes new report on mental health nursing workforce

On World Mental Health Day, the ICN is delighted to announce the publication of a new report on the global mental health nursing workforce entitled Time to Prioritize and Invest in Mental Health and Wellbeing

WS 30

Press Release

6 October 2022
ICN gives full support to WISH/WHO report calling for more action to protect mental health of nurses and other health workers

The negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of nurses and other healthcare workers have been underscored in a new report from the World Innovation Summit for Health and the World Health Organization

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30 September 2022
ICN calls for nurses to be at centre of new WHO global agreement on pandemic prevention and response

The International Council of Nurses has presented its views at the second round of the World Health Organization’s public hearings on the formulation of a new international agreement to prevent and manage further pandemics



27 September 2022
Chief Nurse Blog: Nursing Matters September 2022

Advanced Practice Knowledge Translation

WS 29

Press Release

21 September 2022
International Council of Nurses brings nursing voice to UN General Assembly

The nursing voice is being brought to the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly by ICN

PR 32

Press Release

20 September 2022
ICN welcomes funding from The BD Foundation to empower nurses across Africa

ICN is delighted to announce the support of The BD Foundation for the ICN Organizational Development of National Nurses Associations initiative

PR 31

Press Release

16 September 2022
Ahead of World Patient Safety Day ICN calls for ‘just culture’ in how drug errors are managed

The ICN welcomes the focus on medicines as the theme for this year’s World Health Organization World Patient Safety Day, but calls for a culture change in how health providers manage drug errors involving nurses and other health workers