Connecting Nurses intends to provide a forum for nurses from around the world to share their ideas, advice and innovations.

This network of shared knowledge will enhance nursing’s leading role in advancing healthcare.
The Connecting Nurses program is developed in partnership with:

International Council of Nurses (ICN)

International Council of Nurses (ICN)

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is a federation of more than 130 national nurses associations (NNAs), representing the more than 13 million nurses worldwide. Founded in 1899, ICN is the world’s first and widest reaching international organisation for health professionals. Operated by nurses and leading nurses internationally, ICN works to ensure quality nursing care for all, sound health policies globally, the advancement of nursing knowledge, and the presence worldwide of a respected nursing profession and a competent and satisfied nursing workforce.

Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF)

The mission of the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is to improve health status and quality of care through nurse practitioner innovations in education, research, health policy, service, and philanthropy.
Association Française pour le Développement de l’Education Thérapeutique (AFDET)

Association Française pour le Développement de l’Education Thérapeutique (AFDET)

The AFDET (The French Association for the Development of Patient Education) aims to promote patient education through training, research and publications and also through its annual Health and Education Conference. The AFDET is a not-for-profit organization that associates healthcare professionals, in all their diversity, with other professionals (psychologists, sociologists, physical educators…) as well as with representatives of patient associations
Millennia2015 WeTelemed

Millennia2015 WeTelemed

“Connecting Nurses” and "Millennia2015 WeTelemed" have decided to join their forces and launch the WeObservatory, an innovative Digital Inclusion Platform dedicated to global health challenges, hosted at the Millennia2025 Foundation.

Millennia2015's commitment is to highlight women’s crucial role in the global health and telemedicine arena, and their capacity as builders of alternative futures, based on characteristics such as an innate future orientation, capacity to mediate and to network at all levels, capacity to be social actors, to face natural catastrophes and human conflicts by saving lives and creating solidarity among women.




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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My health passport

My Health PassportSuccessfully launched at ICN congress in Barcelona June 2017(Spain) “My health passport” was created for people who have a history of heart problems that may be related to elevated levels of bad (LDL) cholesterol and helps open discussion with your HCP for better self-management of bad cholesterol.