ICN and the World Health Organization

As one of the first seven non-governmental organisations to be accepted into official relations with the World Health Organization in 1948, ICN has worked collaboratively on many projects of mutual interest over the years.


Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (COP9)

Provisional agenda item 3: Global progress in the implementation of the WHO FCTC


72nd session of the WHO Regional Committee for Western Pacific

Provisional agenda item 10: COVID-19


68th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Eastern Mediterranean

Provisional agenda item 3(a): Accelerating health emergency preparedness and response – a plan of action


71st session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe

Provisional agenda item 3: Response to the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons learned to date from the WHO European Region

Provisional agenda item 5: Reinventing primary health care in the post-COVID-19 era

Provisional agenda item 6: European Immunization Agenda (EIA) 2030: Building better health for tomorrow


73rd session of the Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas

Provisional agenda item 4.8: Strategy for building resilient health systems and post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery to sustain and protect public health gain

PAHO intervention


World Health Assembly 2021

ICN's 74th WHA statements:

Provisional agenda item 13.8: Immunization Agenda 2030

Provisional agenda item 15: Health workforce

Provisional agenda item 17.1: COVID-19 response

Provisional agenda item 22.1: Social determinants of health

Watch ICN CEO Howard Catton's remarks on the WHO's 74th WHA session:

Watch ICN Chief Nurse Michelle Acorn, Senior Policy Adviser Erica Burton and Policy Adviser Hoi Shan Fokeladeh's remarks on the WHO's 74th WHA session:


World Health Organization Executive Board 2021

Report

Download the WHA73 and WHO EB148 report here

 

ICN's 148th WHO EB statements:

ICN statement EB148 Provisional agenda item 5 - Global action on patient safety

ICN statement EB148 Provisional agenda item 12 - Immunization Agenda 2030

ICN statement EB148 Provisional agenda item 14.1 - COVID-19 response

ICN statement EB148 Provisional agenda item 14.3 - Mental health preparedness & response for the COVID-19 pandemic

Watch ICN CEO Howard Catton's remarks on the WHO EB148:

Watch ICN Senior Policy Adviser Erica Burton and Policy Adviser Hoi Shan Fokeladeh's remarks on the WHO EB148:


World Health Assembly 2020

ICN's 73rd WHA (reconvened) statements:

WHA73 provisional agenda item 11.3

WHA73 provisional agenda item 12

WHA73 provisional agenda item 13.2


World Health Organization Executive Board 2020

ICN's WHO EB Special Session on COVID-19 response statement

ICN statement Provisional agenda item 3 -
Update on implementation of resolution WHA73.1 (2020) on the COVID-19 response

Watch ICN CEO Howard Catton's EB Special Session closing video:

 


World Health Assembly 2020

ICN's 73rd WHA statement:

WHA73 provisional agenda item 3

Watch ICN CEO Howard Catton's 73rd WHA closing videos:


World Health Organization Executive Board 2020

EB

Download ICN's 146th WHO EB Report

 

ICN's 146th WHO EB statements:

ICN statement EB146 Item 6 - Primary Health Care

ICN statement EB146 Item 7.2 - Prevention and Control of NCDs

ICN statement EB146 Item 17 - Healthy Ageing

ICN statement EB146 Item 22.1 - WHO Reform

ICN joint statements EB146 with WHPA

Watch ICN CEO Howard Catton's live opening and closing videos from the WHO EB 146:


ICN Delegation at the 72nd World Health Assembly 2019: Report


WHO Europe candidates support call from ICN to commit to appoint Chief Nursing Officer – Letters from candidates

Reply - Clemens Martin Auer

Reply - Tatul Hakobyan

Reply - Nedret Emiroglu

Reply - Dr Hans Kluge


State of the World’s Nursing Report - Webinar presentations from WHO and JHPIEGO


World Health Assembly 2019

ICN's 72nd WHA statements:

WHA72 intervention 11.4

WHA72 intervention 11.5

WHA72 intervention 11.8

WHA72 intervention 12.2

WHA72 intervention 12.3

WHA72 intervention 12.4

WHA72 intervention 12.5

WHA72 intervention 12.8

WHA72 intervention 19

Watch our interviews with delegates:


World Health Organization Executive Board 2019

ICN's 144TH WHO EB statements:

ICN statement EB144 5.5

ICN statement EB144 6.2

ICN statement EB144 6.3

ICN statement EB144 6.6

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ICN's 71st WHA report 2018:

 


wha report

 

 


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ICN EB Report

ICN EB Report 2020

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