Nursing Now Global Launch

February 27, 2018 08:00am to 12:30pm EST
IntraHealth International
6340 Quadrangle Drive Suite 200
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
UNC School of Nursing
IntraHealth International

IntraHealth International and the UNC School of Nursing invite you to an official launch event for the global Nursing Now campaign on Tuesday, February 27.
Nurses are critical to good health care in the US and around the world, and they're a driving force behind improving gender equality and strengthening economies. Nursing Now is a three-year global campaign run in collaboration with the International Council of Nurses and the World Health Organization to raise the status and profile of nursing.

Speakers & Agenda:

8:00 AM | Welcome & Introduction
Dr. Barbara Stilwell, IntraHealth International
Dean Nilda Peragallo Montano, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing

8:30 AM-10:00 AM | Global Nursing Now Webcast from London and Geneva
Hear live from launch sites where speakers include Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Princess Muna of Jordan, and other champions, high-level decision makers, and practicing nurses on the challenges and opportunities facing the profession today.
10:00 AM-12:30 PM | Local Speakers and Q&A
Maureen Bisognano, Nursing Now Campaign Board
Dr. Susan Hassmiller, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Pape A. Gaye, IntraHealth International
Dr. Elizabeth Madigan, Sigma Theta Tau International
Dr. Franklin Shaffer, Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools International
Sarah Walji, registered nurse in Canada and Nursing Now Campaign Board