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Update 4: ICN #NursesforPeace Campaign January 2024

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is expanding its support of nurses who are caught up in challenging and dangerous of circumstances in conflict zones and disaster areas around the world, including in Ukraine, Afghanistan, Sudan, Myanmar, and Israel and Palestine.

25 January 2024

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Davos focus on nursing’s role in the economic power of care

ICN CEO Howard Catton, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the Future of Care Economy says Davos leaders are recognising the economic case to invest in nursing and healthcare.

17 January 2024

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International Nurses Day 2024 theme announced! Our Nurses. Our Future. The economic power of care

The economic power of care which creates healthy people and societies and drives healthy economies, will be highlighted by ICN on International Nurses’ Day 2024 under the theme: Our Nurses. Our Future. The economic power of care.

16 January 2024

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ICN marks its 125th anniversary with new statements on gender equality, echoing the aspirations of its founders in 1899

ICN is marking its 125th anniversary with the publication of two new position statements on gender equity, restating the organization’s commitment to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

12 January 2024

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ICN continues to contribute to plans to reshape the ‘Hospital of the Future’

ICN has continued to exert its influence on the future of health care in meetings with the WHO. At a workshop held towards the end of 2023, entitled Making Hospital’s Fit for Purpose, ICN policy officer Karine Lavoie contributed to the framing of a new vision for the future of hospitals and community healthcare.

9 January 2024

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Building nursing leaders for tomorrow: applications open for 2024 ICN Global Nursing Leadership Institute

ICN) is delighted to announce the launch of the application process to participate in the 2024 Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLI™).

3 January 2024

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End of Year Greetings from Dr Pamela Cipriano, President, International Council of Nurses

Dear colleagues, As the year draws to a close, it is my pleasure to send you greetings and sincere thanks on behalf of the Board and staff of the International Council of Nurses.

19 December 2023

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Nursing leadership in China receives massive boost as almost 500 nurses complete ICN’s Leadership for Change™ programme

Almost 500 experienced nurses in China have completed ICN’s Leadership for Change (LFC) programme.

19 December 2023

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ICN’s key messages on climate change and health echoed in COP28’s Climate and Health declaration

ICN raised the concerns of the world’s nurses about the dangerous health effects of climate change at the COP28’s first Climate and Health Day meeting in Dubai.

13 December 2023

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On Universal Health Care Day ICN says massive investment in nursing is crucial to expansion of primary health care

To mark Universal Health Care Day, 12 December, ICN is again calling for a massive investment in nursing to reinvigorate progress towards Universal Health Care, following setbacks and reversals caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

12 December 2023

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Global leader of nursing receives honorary degree from Northumbria University

The CEO of ICN, Howard Catton, has received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Northumbria University, Newcastle.

11 December 2023

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International Council of Nurses & World Patients Alliance hold groundbreaking webinar on Patient-Centred Care & Patient Engagement

In a collaborative effort to champion patient-centric health care, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the World Patients Alliance (WPA) held a groundbreaking webinar on Patient-Centred Care & Patient Engagement, on 1 December 2023.

4 December 2023