11th Biennial Conference of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery

27–29 July 2016, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

This high-level strategic Conference will bring together global health care leaders and practitioners to debate future directions and challenges for nursing and midwifery as it moves forward towards 2030.

International leaders will present keynote papers and plenary discussions on the strategic directions for sustainable health care and health workforce development, highlighting the contribution of nurses and midwives.

Participants will have the opportunity to share work-related issues to the themes of:

  • innovation in nursing and midwifery practice towards health for all
  • contribution of research and evidence-based practice to health care
  • international approaches to transforming nursing and midwifery education.

The Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery Development comprises WHO collaborating centres from the 6 regions of WHO that focus on nursing and midwifery. Founded in 1988, it strives to enhance the collaborative activities of nursing and midwifery collaborating centres, supporting WHO's efforts towards universal health coverage.