International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. ICN commemorates this important day each year with the production and distribution of the International Nurses' Day (IND) resources and evidence.
Nursing Now is a three-year global campaign run in collaboration with the International Council of Nurses and the World Health Organization.It is a programme of the Burdett Trust for Nursing.
ICN supports international initiatives to combat counterfeiting and urges nurses and national nurses associations to collaborate with pharmacists, physicians and others to disseminate accurate information on detection and elimination of counterfeit medicines.
ICN is closely involved in the Health Care in Danger (HCiD) project, which ultimately aims to make access to healthcare in situations of armed violence more secure. The project, which is led by International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), aims to improve security and delivery of impartial and efficient healthcare in armed conflict and other emergencies.
ICN is a founding member of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition, whose purpose is to promote respect for international humanitarian and human rights laws that relate to the safety and security of health facilities, health workers, ambulances and patients.
ICN is an ally organisation of Women Deliver’s Deliver for Good campaign. This global campaign. applies a gender lens to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and promotes 12 critical investments in girls and women to power progress for all.
ICN is part of the Childhood and Early Parenting Principles (CEPPs) Global Initiative which works to actively promote a multi-sector approach to Early Childhood Development (ECD) by organisations and governments at all levels.
Global Coalition for Circulatory Health which brings together international, regional and national stakeholders in circulatory health to drive the urgent action needed to combat heart disease and stroke.