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Highlights of the ICN Congress 2019 Singapore

The theme of the Congress held from June 27 to July 1 was “Beyond Healthcare to Health”. It was hosted by the Singapore Nurses Association and attended by more than 5,000 nurses from over 120 countries.

Why Are Meds so Expensive in the US?

This video by the Wall Street Journal deals with why prescription medicines in the US cost so much more than in other parts of the world—even in neighboring countries like Canada and Mexico.
Delegates at the World Health Assembly during the opening of the first plenary meeting.

72nd WHA: Global Health Policy Decisions That Will Impact the Role of Nurses

For the nursing profession, the declaration of 2020 as Year of the Nurse and Midwife was the highlight of the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) held from May 20-18.
Delegates at the World Health Assembly during the opening of the first plenary meeting.

WHO Confirms 2020 as International Year of Nurse and Midwife

Governments from around the world endorsed 2020...
Young Nurse Advocating and Campaigning for Nurses

10 Nurse Advocacies and Campaigns You Need to Know

Let’s have a look at some of the highlights, nurse advocacy groups and campaigns to which you can support and add your voice.
Emilia Clarke for Nursing Now Campaign as an Ambassador for Nurses

Emilia Clarke Becomes a Nursing Now Ambassador

Popular actress Emilia Clarke was announced on March 14 as First Ambassador for the global Nursing Now Campaign.
WHO launches smartphone app to screen for hearing loss

WHO Launches Smartphone App to Screen for Hearing Loss

Check your hearing on your smartphone with the new HearWHO screening app. Use it to screen your family, friends, and patients as well. Help identify, prevent, treat and manage hearing loss.
Spotlight on the World of Nursing in 2018 

Spotlight on the World of Nursing in 2018 

During 2018, as in every year before, millions of...
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Declaration of Astana: A Landmark Commitment to Universal Health Coverage

All member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) made a renewed commitment to primary health care (PHC) as the way to achieve universal health coverage when they unanimously endorsed the Astana Declaration.
Nurse helping senior patient in exercising with resistance band in clinic

New Online Resource for ‘Prescribing Exercise’ to Your Patients

A resource is now available to help health care professionals to start conversations and advise their patients about physical activity.

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