ICN’s Howard Catton calls on all nurses to get involved in politics and decision-making
ICN chief Howard Catton looks at what the Year of the Nurse and Midwife has in store
Investment in primary care is the change the world needs, says ICN director Howard Catton
There is plenty of hard evidence to back the case for investment in nurses
The World Health Organization estimates that up to 650,000 deaths a year are attributable to flu. By having the flu vaccination, nurses can set an example to patients and help them make the right health choices, says International Council of Nurses nursing director Howard Catton
With a new chief nursing officer at the WHO and the start of the Nursing Now! campaign, 2018 will be a key year for nursing globally, says ICN nursing director Howard Catton.
Challenges facing the planet have major health implications, which require action not talk, says ICN's policy director.
The vision of the 1978 Alma-Ata Declaration, which recognised that improved access to primary care is critical for achieving health for all, remains true but progress has faltered, says ICN director of nursing and health policy Howard Catton.
Just days after being elected, the new director-general of the World Health Organization told nurses at ICN Congress they are the linchpin to addressing global health challenges.
Growing problems due to staff shortages in healthcare around the world mean countries need to take steps to attract and retain nurses, says Howard Catton.
The most effective interventions for reducing harm are investment in professional education and training, says ICN director of nursing and health policy Howard Catton.
From international recruitment to migrant health, issues related to nursing and women dominated the agenda at a recent meeting of the World Health Organization in Geneva, says Howard Catton.
Today’s significant health challenges require global cooperation and collaboration, says Howard Catton.
Bold leadership is required if we are to put the healthcare workforce at the centre of the...
Health workers are being targeted on unprecedented levels. We need to take action now to stop this says Howard Catton.
Howard Catton reflects on his first months as nursing and health policy consultant at the International Council of Nurses
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