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
Our Annual report for 2018 has been released today. Available only in English, you can read it directly on our website at the link below. Previous reports are also available on there.
"Nurses play a critical role in improving case detection, initiating patients on appropriate treatment, providing ongoing support to patients and improving treatment outcomes." says @carrie_tudor Read more on tinyurl.com/y4xnnac9 #ItsTimetoEndTB
Leading nurse academic Linda Aiken, whose research proves having more, better qualified nurses saves lives, to speak at ICN’s 2019 Congress in June. Read more on: http://tinyurl.com/y4w95ota #ICNcongress
Today is day two of the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (#CSW63) @UN_CSW ! This is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. Follow the conversation on twitter via the above hashtags and tune in to the live webcast here: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/csw/webcasts Reminder: ICN holds a parallel event is this Thursday March 21st at 10:30. See details on the flyer below: