It is our aim to raise awareness: firstly amongst the nursing profession of what the SDGs are and why they matter; and, secondly, amongst the population, governments and other decision-makers, of the contributions nurses are already making to achieve the SDGs.Read More
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by the United Nations in 2015 to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). They contain 17 goals covering a broad range of sustainable development issues for the world, such as ending poverty, hunger, improving health and education, combating climate change...Read More
We have selected amazing case studies that show the work that nurses around the world are doing to improve access to health care, to educate populations, to address poverty, nutrition, clean energy, inequality, sustainability, innovation, justice and every other goal in the SDGs.Read More
We all know the famous quote by Mahatma Gandhi, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” and, while it is a great sentiment, we are constantly being made to feel guilty for not doing our part. Nurses, through the profession they have chosen, make sacrifices day in and day out to help others. We are often held up as angels, role models, kind-hearted, giving, caring people. So how much more can we really do?Read More
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December 12 is Universal Health Coverage Day: This campaign aims at encouraging all nations to implement universal coverage through political actions. ICN strongly supports the movement and is a strong advocate and believer in health care for all as a solution to combat inequalities, deliver the right care to the right people at the right moment no matter the location and no matter the means. In this effort ICN has chosen UHC and Health is a Human Right as the themes for the 2018 International Nurses Day with the hashtags #VoiceToLead and #IND2018, uniting the nursing profession as the lynchpin of political action. No one is better place to speak out for UHC and the right to health. Watch Prof Thomas Kearns, ICN Interim CEO by clicking on the link below
Watch @HowardCatton on #IND2018 theme: "Health is a human right" #HealthForAll
We are receiving more contributions from nurses all over the world! Join the campaign and send us your photos with *this* sign (-->tinyurl.com/yaged8nj) or share online with the hashtags #VoiceToLead and #IND2018!