OFFICIAL STATEMENT (June 17, 2016) In the light of the recent decision of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III to veto Senate Bill 2720/House Bill 6411, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Nursing Law of 2016 (CNL), the Alliance of Young Nurse Leaders and Advocates Inc. (AYNLA) expresses its dismay on the actions of the President. While […]
Hosted by ICAP at Columbia University, the Democratic Nursing Organization of South Africa (DENOSA), the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), the International Council of Nurses (ICN), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and supported by Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson […]
World Immunization Week 24-30 April 2016 World Immunization Week 2016, 24-30 April, focuses on gains in immunization coverage, and steps countries can take to “Close the Immunization Gap”. Immunization averts 2 to 3 million deaths annually; however, an additional 1.5 million deaths could be avoided if global vaccination coverage improves. Read the press release Global Vaccine […]
Source: http://www.who.int/emergencies/zika-virus/mediacentre/webcast-22-3-2016/en/. Last Accessed 24 March 2016.
MARCH 23, 2016 192 organisations from 51 countries have called on Prime Minister Abe, leader of the G7, to work to ensure the Ise-Shima G7 delivers a strong framework on Universal Health Coverage when it meets in May. The letter, organised by the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), was sent to the […]
Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The United Nations observance on 8 March will reflect on how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda, building momentum for the effective implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals. It will equally focus on […]
Annually, an estimated 8 million children or 6 percent of total births worldwide–are born with serious birth defects of genetic or partially genetic origin (March of Dimes). It is also estimated that around 3.3 million children less than 5 years of age die annually because of serious birth defects and the majority of those who […]
The Millennia2015 process, built with its international partners, is structured through three phases: "information transfer", "knowledge process" and "intelligence platforms". They are regulated by three international conferences organized by The Destree Institute: the first one in Liege in March 2008, the second one with the patronage of the UNESCO in Paris in December 2012 for "Millennia2015, An action plan for women's empowerment" (including certifying trainings and specific meetings at the UNESCO) and the third one at the United Nations in New York in 2015 for the global results of the Action Plan at the horizon 2025.