Global Online Discussion Forum: the Contribution of Nurses and Midwives to Health and the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals


The Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery Communities of Practice (GANM) invites nurses, midwives and allied health professionals from around the world to participate in the online Global Discussion Forum on September 11, 2006. The topic for discussion is strengthening the role of nurses and midwives with effective leadership and appropriate policies and regulations. The forum will focus on ensuring that nurses and midwives are actively involved and integrated into the policy and decision making process at all levels.

The forum will be launched by Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al Hussain of Jordan and His Excellency Dr. S. Darwazeh Minister of Health, Jordan, through a seven country video conference involving nursing and midwifery leaders from around the World.

Guest experts from the World Health Organization, Ministries of Health, Nursing and Midwifery Associations, international organizations, non governmental organizations and academic institutions from around the world will host the forum. This is an opportunity to share views, experience, expertise, and lessons learned on issues that affect you and your work.

Adapted from the GANM announcement.

Read the GANM Announcement of the Global Online Forum or sign up for the forum and join the GANM Community of Practice. (Registered participants will receive further instructions on September 6th)

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