Nursing Now – The International Year of the Nurse
Nursing Now is a global campaign run under the joint auspices of The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN). WHO has declared the year 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife during which the contributions of nurses and midwives will be recognized and celebrated around the world.
In preparation for the coming recognition of nursing and midwifery, the UBC School of Nursing helped launch both Nursing Now BC in May and Nursing Now Canada in June, and is fully involved in planning a number of actions to raise the visibility of nursing and midwifery throughout 2020. There will be plenty of opportunity to get involved.