Nursing and midwifery
Nurses and midwives comprise the majority of health care professionals in Europe and thus play a key role in the successful delivery of health services. In line with the growing international health workforce crisis, the WHO European Region currently faces serious shortages of well-qualified nurses and midwives.Read more
Top storyNurse Ana Sajovic: delivering care in people’s homes
Ana Sajovic is a community nurse in a health care centre in Kranj, Slovenia. In recognition and appreciation of the contribution of nurses like Ana, WHO has designated 2020 – which is also the bicentenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale – the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.
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