Perspectives and Contributions of Nursing to the Promotion of Universal Health

18 May, 2020

PAHO/WHO Equity, Health and Human Development – Lista Equidad

ENGLISH: Perspectives and Contributions of Nursing to the Promotion of Universal Health highlights more than 40 projects, activities, stories, and case studies received from the countries of the Region, illustrating the role of nurses and midwives in advancing toward universal health. It also details these essential health workers' rich contribution to health systems, universities, prisons, communities, governments, and schools in all the countries of the Americas. An epilogue includes a powerful story of two American nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 epidemic. It is further proof of the vital role these health workers have in advancing health for all. In its role as the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for International Nursing Development in Primary Health Care, the College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago in collaboration with PAHO has co-organized this publication that highlights more than 40 projects, activities, stories, and case studies received from the countries of the Region, illustrating the role of nurses and midwives in advancing toward universal health.

Link to full text: https://iris.paho.org/handle/10665.2/52121

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Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health (EIH)

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