International nursing conference will focus on safe staffing

Global body will tackle topics including migration and pandemics at its 2017 congress

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) 2017 congress in Barcelona will focus on safe staffing, universal healthcare and development goals, with sessions planned on migration, human rights, disasters and pandemics.

Organisers have put out a call for abstracts on topics including patient-centred care, climate change, infectious and non-communicable diseases and mental health. 

The event will take place from May 27 to June 1 and abstracts can be submitted between May 16 and October 10 2016. 

For more information, including how to submit abstracts, click here.

The ICN is a federation of more than 130 national nurse associations representing millions of nurses worldwide.

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