Working together with trusted partners, ICN is implementing several projects supported by funding external to our core budget and technical assistance from a variety of organisations and sectors. These projects:

  • Extend our capacity to deliver initiatives addressing the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Provide global platforms for ICN to synergise with other organisations to deliver access to specialised knowledge and research on key nursing and health topics
  • Support programmatic activity on today's critically important global health issues

Caring with courage

Extraordinary stories of nurses Produced for ICN by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions, the films and articles in Caring with Courage reveal the power of care and dedication in the inspiring work of nurses.

Global Nursing Leadership Institute™ (GNLI)

The ICN Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLI) offers senior and strategic leadership development at the executive level for nurses from countries across all world regions.

Leadership For Change™ (LFC)

Established in 1995, the ICN LFC programme aims to prepare nurses with the leadership skills that are required to implement organisational change for the purpose of improving nursing practice and achieving better health outcomes.

Nursing Policy Leadership Programme

ICN has launched an exciting new initiative on strategic leadership: short, effective, local programmes to develop established and emerging nurse leaders in hospitals, community services, universities, regulators, ministries of health and nongovernmental organisations.

Organizational Development of National Nursing Associations (ODENNA)

A new partnership leading to stronger and more sustainable nursing associations on the African continent for improved healthcare delivery and health prevention measures. The ODENNA partnership aims to pave the way for a global scale-up of the concept.

Girl Child Education Fund™ (GCEF)

The GCEF supports the primary and secondary schooling of girls under the age of 18 in developing countries whose nurse parent or parents have died.

ICN Humanitarian Fund

When a disaster occurs, whether natural or man-made, National Nursing Associations or individual nurses can help their colleagues through the ICN Humanitarian Fund.

eHealth & ICNP™

The goals of the ICN eHealth Programme are to support eHealth practice, to be recognised as an authority on eHealth, and to be positioned centrally in the eHealth community.

World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA)

ICN has partnered with the WCEA to launch a new online platform and mobile app for continuing professional development training resources in Leadership, Management, Advocacy, Teamwork as well as free COVID-19 resources. The app is available in English, French and Spanish.

Lesotho Organisational Development Project (ODP)

For over 10 years, the Lesotho Nurses Association (LNA), Vårdförbundet and ICN have worked together to implement the Lesotho Wellness Centre project thanks to the funding from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) through Union to Union.

TB/MDR-TB project

The ICN TB/MDR-TB Project aims to build global nursing capacity in the prevention, care and treatment of TB.