Maternal & child health

Nurses work closely with women and children throughout the life course. In addition to providing primary health services and lifesaving treatments when needed, nurses also assure that both mother and child receive care from specialist colleagues such as obstetricians, gynecologists, midwives and pediatricians, as necessary. ICN works to achieve accelerated reduction of maternal, newborn, and child mortality, and promote universal coverage of essential interventions throughout a continuum of care