Nurses and other HCWs are on the front line of healthcare and were disproportionately impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020. ICN undertook an online survey of 52 associations in 50 countries with high numbers of COVID-19 caseloads and collated data related to HCW infections and deaths from government sources. This report shows the key findings of this survey and provides recommendation on how to protect nurses.
Health workforce, Professional practice, Service delivery, Social-economic welfare