International Nurses Day 2022
Investing in Nursing to accelerate recovery after the pandemic, regain and sustain public health achievements, and get back on track toward universal health
WHEN: 6 May 2022. 10:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m. (EDT)
LANGUAGE: Interpretation will be available in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish
OBJECTIVE: To call for the importance of investing in nursing: education, work, regulation, and practice
Participants: Ministries of health and education, representatives of universities, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers, nursing associations, government nurses, professionals, students, and other stakeholders.
- Jarbas Barbosa, Assistant Director, PAHO/WHO
- James Fitzgerald, Director, Department of Health Systems and Services, PAHO/WHO
Panel: Investing in the Nursing Workforce
- Daniel Salinas, Minister of Public Health of Uruguay
The strategic importance of investing in nursing professionals in the Region of the Americas
- Nancy R. Reynolds, Professor and Associate Dean of Global Affairs, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing Knowledge, Information Management, and Sharing, USA
- Canada: Investing in the post-pandemic Canadian nursing workforce Gail Tomblin Murphy, Vice President, Research, Innovation and Discovery and Chief Nurse Executive, Nova scotia Health
- Brazil: Minimum wage for nursing Sonia Acioli, President of the Brazilian Nursing Association (ABEn)
- Jamaica: Development of the National Strategic Directions for Nursing and Midwifery Patricia Ingram Martin, Chief Nursing Officer, Ministry of Health and Wellness
For more information visit the International Nurses Day 2022 webpage.