Posts Tagged ‘World Health Organization’

Looking Back and Looking Forward: COVID’s Impact One Year Later

One year ago, when we first learned that a mysterious virus was spreading around the world, we could hardly imagine that COVID-19 would claim more than 2.6 million lives and counting. The dreadful months that followed were […]

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The Urgent Case for Global Vaccine Equity

Developing a vaccine against COVID-19 is the most pressing challenge – and most impressive achievement – of our time. But vaccines alone are not enough. We must ensure that everyone has access to them. Vaccine equity is […]

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The Moment to Act is Now

“Applause without action is no longer acceptable.” – HRH Princess Muna al-Hussein of Jordan When the World Health Organization (WHO) designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, nobody could have predicted the result. […]

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Two outstanding leaders in nursing receive ANCC Awards

Republished from https://www.who.int/hrh/news/2014/leadernurses_ancc_award/en/ Geneva, Switzerland, 9 October 2014 – The American Nurses Credentialing Centre (ANCC) has presented awards to Dr. Stephanie Ferguson, Director of the International Council of Nurses’ Leadership for Change Programme and the ICN-Burdett Global […]

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Harnessing the Power of Nursing to Build a Healthier World

As we prepare to celebrate Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday in 2020, organizations around the world are using the occasion to put the spotlight on nursing. The campaigns may be different, but the focus is the same: how […]

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Spotlight on Leaders in Global Health: Dr. Francisco Becerra-Posada

How Evidence-Based Research Can Improve Global Health (For Spanish Version) By Francisco Becerra-Posada, MD, DrPH, MPH       Research plays a critical role in almost every field. In the areas of health care, public policy and global health, research […]

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