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ICN President Pamela Cipriano

ICN President urges governments to take immediate action to put plans to make Universal Health Coverage back on track

ICN is calling on governments to take urgent action to protect, enlarge and re-energise the global nursing workforce so that Universal Health Coverage can become a reality by the 2030 target date

14 April 2023

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Former Executive Director of World Food Programme, David Beasley, to speak at ICN Congress in Montreal

ICN and CNA are delighted to announce that David Beasley, Former Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme will address the ICN Congress in Montreal

14 April 2023


ICN celebrates World Health Organization's 75th anniversary

On 7 April 75 years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded “to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable – so everyone, everywhere can attain the highest level of health”1 .

6 April 2023

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ICN participation and interventions at WHO 5th Global Forum on Human Resources

ICN has participated in the WHO’s 5th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health this week and made a number of interventions on the challenges facing the global health workforce

6 April 2023

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Report reveals extent of damage caused to healthcare professionals during the Covid-19 Pandemic

A comprehensive report from the WHPA and the WHO has revealed the extent of the physical and psychological damage done to healthcare professionals during the Covid-19 pandemic because the health systems they worked in failed to protect them

3 April 2023


Chief Nurse Blog: Nursing Matters March 2023

Nursing Leadership Community of Practice

30 March 2023

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Value - Respect – Protect – Invest: ICN launches International Nurses’ Day posters

IND will be celebrated on 12 May 2023 and is part of a yearlong Our Nurses. Our Future. campaign which sets out what nursing needs now and in the future in order to address the global health challenges and improve global health for all

23 March 2023

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ICN report says shortage of nurses is a global health emergency

The new report says health systems around the world will only start to recover from the effects of the pandemic and be rebuilt when there is sufficient investment in a well-supported global nursing workforce

20 March 2023

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New WHO Chief Nursing Officer shares her priority of addressing the needs of the world’s most vulnerable populations

ICN CEO Howard Catton has spoken exclusively to the new WHO Chief Nursing Officer Dr Amelia Latu Afuhaamango Tuipulotu, about the priorities and challenges ahead

15 March 2023

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International Women’s Day: ICN President calls for greater efforts to bring about gender equality in healthcare through digital inclusivity

Marking this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD23), ICN President, Dr Pamela Cipriano, calls for greater efforts to be made to bring about gender equality in relation to the use of digital technology in healthcare.

8 March 2023

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ICN Asia Workforce Forum highlights widening gap in global supply and demand of nurses

Nurse leaders gathered at a meeting in Thailand warned of the growing global nurse shortage at a time when the demand for nurses is increasing

7 March 2023

Ukranian nurses collage

President of the Nursing Association of Ukraine speaks of nurses’ determination and gratitude, one year after the invasion of her country

ICN Chief Executive Officer Howard Catton has had a video call with the President of the Nursing Association of Ukraine, Tetyana Chernyshenko, on the day marking one year since the invasion of Ukraine, Friday, 24 February.

28 February 2023