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Press release: 6 June 2017

International Council of Nurses announces 2019 and 2021 Congresses

Press release: 2 June 2017

New President of International Council of Nurses, Annette Kennedy, announces her watchword: Together

Press release: 1 June 2017

WHO new Director General commits his support to nurses at ICN Congress

Press release: 1 June 2017

 Sustainability and social determinants of health: key themes of final day of world’s largest nursing Congress

Press release: 1 June 2017

 Safe staffing, social justice and gender advocacy raised as key issues for nursing

Press release: 30 May 2017

Nurses’ role in sustainable health care, disasters and conflicts highlighted at International Council of Nurses’ Congress 
  Press release: 30 May 2017

International Council of Nurses and Jhpiego sign new partnership to increase capacity of nurses

  Press release: 29 May 2017

Over 8,000 nurses attend International Council of Nurses’ Congress

  Press release: 28 May 2017

Taiwanese nurse chosen as inaugural recipient of Kim Mo Im Policy Innovation and Impact Award

  Press release: 28 May 2017

Dr Linda Aiken and Professor Sheila Tlou receive prestigious Christiane Reimann Prize

  Press release: 28 May 2017

Largest International Nurses’ Congress Kicks Off

  Press release: 27 May 2017

Annette Kennedy elected as new President of the International Council of NursesInternational Council of Nurses

  Press release: 27 May 2017

Lebanon and China rewarded for their NNAs’ innovative practice


Press release: 26 May 2017

 “Migration is not a problem to be solved.It is a human reality to be managed.”
  Press release: 18 April 2017 The 2017 FNIF International Achievement Award acknowledges outstanding work for the prevention of violence against women
  Press release 11 April 2017 Leading experts in disaster issues to speak at top nursing congress
  Press release: 8 March 2017 Gender experts to headline International Council of Nurses 2017 Congress
  Press release, 14 February 2017 Last call for Early Bird registration for International Council of Nurses Congress

ICN 2017
27 May - 1 June 2017
Barcelona, Spain

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