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Connecting Nurses celebrates #WorldDiabetesDay

This year, #WorldDiabetesDay is praising the role #nurses play in disease management, focusing on promoting the role of nurses in the prevention and management of diabetes. Learn more on

Nurses currently account for over half of the global health workforce

They do outstanding work to support people living with a wide range of health concerns

As the number of people with diabetes continues to rise across the world

The role of nurses becomes increasingly important in managing the impact of the condition and support patient empowerment.

Nursing and midwifery. WHO. Accessed November 2020.


Nurses, midwives : discover a new guide published by Millennia 2025 to facilitate discussions related to the influenza vaccine

For Nurses and Midwives, it is important to know how to talk about vaccination: what to say, how to answer questions about Flu, where to find websites and material to share with people and patients, how and when to leverage social media.
Discover the new guide published by Millennia 2025 here



European Cancer Nursing Day 2020 falls in the WHO designated Year of the Nurse and Midwife.
European Oncology Nurses Society would like to give two talented cancer nurses – who can be nominated by themselves, their co-workers, managers or friends – special awards at the EONS13 Congress in recognition for the work that they do to reduce health inequalities and increase access to universal health care. If you would like to nominate any nurses for these awards, please send an email explaining the work that they do and why they should be awarded the ECND Strengthening Equality in Healthcare Award 2020 to by May 1st 2020.
Each winner will receive free travel, accommodation for three nights and registration to the EONS Congress in Madrid, September 19 to 21, 2020.

Call to Nurses and Midwives for papers in Digital Health for the Journal of International Society of Telemedicine & eHealth

Call to Nurses and Midwives for papers in Digital Health for the Journal of International Society of Telemedicine & eHealth

Nurses and Midwives have an opportunity to contribute to the Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (JISfTeH) by submitting a paper on telehealth nursing.

The editors will select papers that reflect science, by which they mean well-done research with intent to produce substantive findings that will contribute to the evidence that drives health care delivery.

If you are hesitant to reveal all of your research work and findings in JISfTeH, you could consider using a part of your work for this paper.
The abstract and paper should be in the traditional research format: introduction/problem addressed; research purpose, research question(s)/hypotheses, sample, setting, data collection methods, data analysis methods, results/findings, discussion, conclusions and recommendations.
All articles submitted must be authored by nurses or midwives, as principal author.
The language will be English.

Abstracts are accepted until 15 december 2019 to claudiabartz388[at] or veronique.thouvenot[at]
Submissions should be done before 30 december 2019

Submissions follow the JISfTeH guidelines:

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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