Health Workforce — Nursing and midwifery
● developing targets and action plans for the development of nursing and midwifery, as an integral part of national or subnational health plans,
● forging strong, interdisciplinary health teams to address health and health system priorities,
● participating in the ongoing work of WHO’s initiatives on scaling up transformative education and training in nursing and midwifery,
● collaborating within their regions and with the nursing and midwifery professions in the strengthening of national or subnational legislation and regulatory processes that govern those professions,
● strengthening the dataset on nurses and midwives as an integral part of the national and subnational health workforce information systems,
● harnessing the knowledge and expertise of nursing and midwifery researchers,
● engaging actively the expertise of nurses and midwives in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of health and health system policy and programming,
● implementing strategies for enhancement of interprofessional education and collaborative practice,
● including nurses and midwives in the development and planning of human resource programmes that support incentives for recruitment, retention and strategies for improving workforce issues,
● implementing the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel.
- Strategic Directions for Strengthening Nursing and Midwifery—2011-2015
Nursing and midwifery scope at WHO "brochure"
- Operational Modalities
- Progress Report
- Online Public Consultation towards the Development of WHO Strategic Directions for Nursing and Midwifery 2016-2020
- Strengthening the WHO nursing and midwifery agenda
- Moving the nursing agenda forward
- Does the world have enough midwives?
- Two outstanding leaders in nursing receive ANCC Awards
- Nursing and midwifery officer receives award for excellence
WHO Global Forum for Government Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers