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Global campaign gives nurses the chance to showcase their value

The International Council of Nurses’ president says the Nursing Now campaign being launched in 2018 is an opportunity to address shortages worldwide

The International Council of Nurses’ president says the Nursing Now campaign being launched in 2018 is an opportunity to address shortages worldwide

  • Addressing issues related to nurse migration is a priority for the ICN
  • Africa, Latin America and the Philippines cannot afford to lose their nurses
  • Similar problems are faced by governments worldwide and must be addressed

Nurses around the globe need to be better valued and better treated to ensure they return to their home countries after working abroad, says an international nursing leader.

International Council of Nurses (ICN) president Annette Kennedy said nurses worldwide face similar workplace difficulties such as staff shortages and burnout. She was speaking as preparations are finalised for the launch of Nursing Now, a global campaign to demonstrate the value of nursing.

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