Meeting of Global Forum of Government Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers, 12-13 May 2010

During this meeting of the Global Forum, a new initiative was launched called the global government chief nursing and midwifery officers leadership collaborative (GLC). Its purpose is to enhance the effectiveness of nurses and midwives in promoting and improving population health in Member States. A chief part of its mission will be to strengthen nursing and midwifery leadership capacity, particularly that of chief nurse and midwifery officers, in supporting health systems development.