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 and midwife leaders delivering health for all in the WHO European Region
Nurse and midwife leaders in the WHO European Region work at all levels of health systems and across diverse contexts delivering quality care, leading teams, conducting research, educating the next generation of nurses and midwives, strengthening the workforce through training or by empowering management, and influencing policy.
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