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Congress

4 November 2021
Fijian Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama, pays tribute to nurses

“In every country on this planet, we are in debt to you for the sacrifices you have been making for nearly two years to defend human life.”

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Congress

3 November 2021
Nurses from the Americas region highlight the effects of COVID-19 on minority communities and healthcare workers at ICN’s virtual Congress

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress theme is “Nursing Around the World” and, along with the variety of international speakers, the theme is also reflected in the regional sessions which are being held each day.

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Congress

3 November 2021
Gender equality and nursing leadership top the billing at ICN Congress

High level speakers call for nurse leaders to take the nursing message into politics

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Congress

3 November 2021
ICN Congress: Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown sends heartfelt message of support to the world’s nurses

Gordon Brown calls nurses ‘ambassadors of compassion’

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Congress

3 November 2021
Nurses from the African region speak of the successes and challenges of nursing on the continent at ICN’s virtual Congress

Nurses in Africa presented a dynamic picture of the profession on the continent, in a series of lively recorded and live sessions as part of International Council of Nurses (ICN) virtual Congress, which is running from 2-4 November 2021.

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Congress

3 November 2021
Ban Ki-moon says nurses are key to achieving Sustainable Development Goals and calls on governments to invest in nurses

Former UN Secretary General addresses global nursing congress

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Congress

2 November 2021
ICN Congress hears Former New Zealand Premier Helen Clark call for nurses’ voices to be heard at World Health Assembly discussion on future pandemics

Former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark, has called for the World Health Assembly (WHA) to listen to the International Council of Nurses (ICN) in its deliberations over a possible pandemic preparedness treaty.

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Congress

2 November 2021
Dr Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe opens European Regional Session at ICN Congress

Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe and Margrieta Langins, Nursing and Midwifery Policy Adviser, WHO Regional Office for Europe opened the European regional session at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress today.

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Congress

2 November 2021
Nurses in the Eastern Mediterranean region discuss turning challenges into opportunities at the ICN Congress

Topics included education, workforce planning, policy influence, evidence-based practice, cultural diversity and spiritual dimensions of nursing, emergency preparedness, surge planning and capacity building

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Congress

2 November 2021
Global leaders and celebrities praise nurses at International Council of Nurses Congress Opening Ceremony

His Holiness Pope Francis, Oprah Winfrey, Bono, and Key from the K-pop band SHINee were among the global leaders and celebrities whose messages of praise and support highlighted the Opening Ceremony of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress.

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International Nurses Day

1 November 2021
A Day in the Life of Nurses at a Fertility Clinic, United Kingdom

Contributor: Louise Mitchell, Registered General Nurse (RGN), PG Certified

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Press Release

30 October 2021
His Holiness Pope Francis and U2’s Bono send messages to nurses at the International Council of Nurses Congress