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.

World Health Organization Executive Board

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

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World Health Assembly

ICN's 73rd WHA statement:

WHA73 provisional agenda item 3

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World Health Organization Executive Board


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

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ICN Delegation at the 72nd World Health Assembly: 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

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

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World Health Organization Executive Board

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:


wha report



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ICN Documentation

ICN EB Report

ICN EB Report 2020

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