PAHO International Nurses Day May 10, 2023

Under the motto Health for All: Strengthening primary health care to build resilient systems, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) invites you to celebrate World Health Day with a high-level dialogue led by the Director, Dr. Jarbas Barbosa, who together with ministers of health; representatives of the international system; community and civil society organizations fromContinue reading “PAHO International Nurses Day May 10, 2023”

Funding Opportunity with Global Research Nurses and TGHN

The Global Research Nurses and The Global Health Network (TGHN) are offering small pump-priming grants ranging from £2,000 to £7,000 to support nursing and midwifery-led research capacity strengthening projects in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). These grants are specifically designed to empower nurses and midwives to lead research initiatives that will positively impact healthcare outcomesContinue reading “Funding Opportunity with Global Research Nurses and TGHN”

UAB receives redesignation as WHOCC

The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing is excited to announce the redesignation of our PAHO/WHO CC for International Nursing from 2023 to 2027. This continuous redesignation marks our 30th year as a PAHO/WHO CC. We look forward to ongoing collaboration with our partners on behalf of the nurses and midwives in theContinue reading “UAB receives redesignation as WHOCC”

Registration & call for abstracts for Global Health Summer Institute

Registration for the 2023 University of Michigan School of Nursing Virtual Global Health Summer Institute is now open. It takes place May 15-16 and this year’s theme is “Climate Change & Health Equity: Reducing Risk & Promoting Resilience.” There is also a call for abstracts for flash presentations related to global health. Abstracts can beContinue reading “Registration & call for abstracts for Global Health Summer Institute”

WHO names Dr. Tuipulotu as new CNO

Dr. Amelia Latu Afuhaamango Tuipulotu will become WHO’s Chief Nursing Officer. Previously Minister for Health of the Kingdom of Tonga, and before that Tonga’s Chief Nursing Officer, Dr Tuipulotu will join WHO in the first quarter of 2023. Elizabeth Iro, WHO’s first CNO, stepped down in November, 2022 after five years in the position. Ms.Continue reading “WHO names Dr. Tuipulotu as new CNO”

U. of Maryland call for proposals

University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Nursing’s Global Learning for Health Equity Network recently opened a call for proposals. With support from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, they are awarding planning grants to help US communities find inspiration from low and middle income countries for advancing equity in health, housing, education and more. This opportunity willContinue reading “U. of Maryland call for proposals”