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Investing in a stronger nursing workforce is essential for achieving universal health coverage (UHC)

Investing in a stronger nursing workforce is essential for achieving universal health coverage (UHC). This is the message delivered by WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in his surprise appearance before the 2019 Congress of the International Council of Nurses.

“We simply cannot achieve universal health coverage and the health-related targets in the Sustainable Development Goals unless we empower and equip nurses and midwives, and harness their power,” insisted Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

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International Nurses Day 2019 on May 12th

International Nurses Day 2019 on May 12th puts the focus on Nursing Leadership and Health for All


AFDET (French Association for Patient Education) publishes the advocacy document: 20 ideas for reinventing patient therapeutic education

You are invited to read and share the advocacy document 20 ideas organized in 5 main axes

  • Broaden the beneficiaries of therapeutic education and diversify activities
  • Diversify actors and places
  • Diversify communication and animation tools
  • Promote the training of all actors and develop a common culture
  • Adapt funding and simplify administrative procédures

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