Honoring the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, 2020 is designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. This year will be dedicated to highlighting the enormous sacrifices and contributions of nurses and midwives, and to ensuring that the shortage of these vital professions across the globe be addressed.
Articles & Publications
- Royal College of Nursing Fellows Supplement: Advancing the Science and Practice of Nursing
- InFocus NCSBN Cover Story
- Year of the Nurse and the Midwife highlights “backbone” of health systems
- National League for Nursing - Celebrate Nursing
- What the Year of the Nurse Means to 14 Nurse Leaders
- Virtual Issue of Year of the Nurse and Midwife of the International Nursing Review
- Evidence into action: a policy brief exemplar supporting attainment of nursing now
- An Enduring Legacy: Contributions of Royal College of Nursing Fellows to Nursing Science
State of the World's Nursing Report
As part of its celebration of the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, The World Health Organization has released the State of the World's Nursing Report.
The Tri-Council for Nursing is an alliance between the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the American Nurses Association, the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, and the National League for Nursing.
Videos & Podcasts
NPR Interview “Calling The Shots In The Year Of The Nurse And Midwife” with Ernest Grant, President of the American Nurses Association; and Pamela Cipriano, First Vice President of the International Council of Nurses
View a video message from 2020 AONL President Mary Ann Fuchs on the Year of the Nurse.