The COVID-19 pandemic is ushering in transformations in the nursing profession and offering an opportunity for broad changes in health care. While the crisis response has placed massive strain on nurses, it also has prompted a new appreciation for nurses’ capabilities and potential contributions. In a comprehensive white paper, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) reports on the pandemic’s impact on nurses and outlines a vision for more accessible, equitable and sustainable health care systems, where nurses play a leadership role. ICN represents 130 national nurses’ associations and some 27 million nurses around the world.
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The International Council of Nurses, a federation of more than 130 national nurses associations, works to ensure quality nursing care for all and sound health policies globally.
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