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The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated 2020 as the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife”, in honour of the 200th  birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale.

The year 2020 is significant for WHO in the context of nursing and midwifery strengthening for Universal Health Coverage. WHO is leading the development of the first-ever State of the World’s Nursing report which will be launched in 2020, prior to the 73rd World Health Assembly.

For more information, visit the World Health Organization website.

Special focus on nurses abstracts

2020 is the WHO year of the nurse with a special spotlight around nurses at ILC 2020.

Submit your abstract to the nurse abstract category before 19 Nov. 2019 (23:59 CET).