Search Tag: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

World Celebrates Nurses Day

2020 12 May

On 12 May the world celebrates International Nurses Day. Nursing is one of the most in-demand and at the same time most under-invested in professions globally. Today, its importance is acknowledged and highlighted.   You may also like : World Health Day: State of the World’s Nursing Report   International Nurses Day is observed... Read more

World Health Day: State of the World’s Nursing Report

2020 07 Apr

7 April is World Health Day, and this International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife it celebrates the work of nurses and midwives and their critical role in keeping the world healthy with t he tagline 'Support nurses and midwives.' To mark this day, the World Health Organization has released the first ever State of the World’s Nursing 2020... Read more

Internationally Educated Nurses: Pros and Cons

2020 21 Feb

Hiring foreign trained nursing staff is sometimes thought of as challenging, raising concerns about possible collaboration and performance issues. A new research, however, shows that such concerns may not be necessary.   You may also like: Avoiding Communication Breakdowns in Nursing Change of Shift Handovers   The study (Ma et al.... Read more

2020: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The World Health Organization designated the year 2020 as the ‘Year of the Nurse and the Midwife’ in honour of the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale. President of the European Nurse Directors Association explains why it is so important to global health. World Health Organization (WHO) is the collaborating partner... Read more