Kuwait

National Group On 23 February 2020, the College of Nursing (CON) Kuwait launched Nursing Now Kuwait. The event was attended by representatives from the Ministry...

Democratic Republic of Congo

  National Group Nursing Now DRC is currently in the process of being established by the Nursing Council and the Ministry of Health, Democratic Republic of...

Suriname

National Group Nursing Now Suriname is in the process of being established by the Ministry of Health Suriname. For more information, please contact Berryl Truideman,...

Iraq

Local Groups A local group has been established by Eva Said, Director of the Nursing & Midwifery Development Centre. Erbil. For more information, please email...

Nursing Now Mozambique to address national shortage of nurses

Nursing Now Mozambique was launched in December  by the Ordem dos Enfermeiros de Moçambique in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Mozambique, Hospital Militar...

Grenada Nurses Association launches Nursing Now group during, “We Dare to Care: Let’s Talk...

Earlier this year, Nursing Now Grenada was launched by the Grenada Nurses Association at the ”We Dare to Care: Let’s Talk Nursing” symposium. During the...

Nursing Now Barbados launches and commits to the future of nursing 

Earlier this year, Nursing Now Barbados was launched by the Barbados Nurses Association. The launch event was attended by the Executive Committee and members...

Vietnam

Local Groups A local Nursing Now group has been established by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Vietnam. For more information, please contact Satoko...

Honduras

Local Groups Local groups are being established in Honduras. Currently active groups include: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras – Contact Olga Almendares: [email protected] UNAH -...

Luxembourg

National Group Nursing Now New Luxembourg is currently in the process of being established by the Association Nationale des Infirmiers & Infirmières Luxembourgeois. For more...

Nursing Now supports Korean Nurses Association at annual Nightingale Festival

On 30th October, the Korean Nurses Association (KNA) held its annual Nursing Policy Declaration Ceremony, otherwise known as the Nightingale Festival at Gwanghwamun Square,...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

National Group  Nursing Now Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is currently in the process of being established by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the...

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Local Groups Local groups are being established in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Currently active groups include: University of Zenica - Contact Mirza Oruc: [email protected]

Nicaragua

National Group Nursing Now Nicaragua is currently in the process of being established by the Ministerio de Salud, Nicaragua. For more information, please contact Jeanneth Vega,...

New Zealand

National Group Nursing Now New Zealand is currently in the process of being established by the Office of the Chief Nursing Officer, Ministry of Health...

Malta

National Group Nursing Now Malta is currently in the process of being established by the Nursing Services Directorate, Ministry of Health, Malta. For more information, please...

Barbados

National Group Nursing Now Barbados was launched on 25 November 2019 by the Barbados Nurses Association. The event was attended by the executive committee and...

Belgium

National Group Nursing Now Belgium is currently in the process of being established by the Federation Nationale des Infirmières de Belgique (FNIB). For more information, please...

Panama

National Group Nursing Now Panama is currently in the process of being established by the Asociacion Nacional de Enfermeras de Panama. For more information, please contact...

Mongolia

National Group Nursing Now Mongolia is currently in the process of being established by the Mongolian Nurses Association, in coordination with the Ministry of Health...

The Netherlands

Nursing Now The Netherlands is in the process of being established by Verpleegkundigen en Verzorgenden Nederland (V&VN). For more information please contact Martijn Edelbroek, Consultant,...

Slovenia

National Group Nursing Now Slovenia was established in April 2019 by the Nurses and Midwives Association of Slovenia. For more information please contact Anita Prelec, CEO:...

Sierra Leone

National Group Nursing Now Sierra Leone is in the process of being established by Mary Augusta Fullah, Chief Nursing Officer in Sierra Leone . For...

Saudi Arabia

National Group Nursing Now Saudi Arabia is being established by the Saudi Nurses Association. For more information, please contact Mawahib Wang, [email protected] Local Groups Local groups are being...

Poland

Local Groups Local Nursing Now groups are in the process of being established across Poland. Currently active groups include: Polish Association of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care...

Myanmar

National Groups Nursing Now Myanmar is in the process of being established by the Department of Human Resources for Health, Ministry of Health and Sports,...

Mongolia

Nursing Now Mongolia is in the process of being established by the Mongolian Nurses Association. For more information please contact Dorjjantsan Nyamsuren, President: [email protected]

Maldives

National Group Nursing Now Maldives was launched on 26 November 2019 by The President of The Maldives, His Excellency Mr.Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and The First...

El Salvador

Nursing Now El Salvador was launched at an event in September 2019. To find out more about the group, please email Nora Barahona, President, Asociacion...

Romania

National Group "Education is the key for challenges and changes. We must develop the nursing profession, we must not stagnate, we must make progress in...

Angola

Local Groups Local Nursing Now groups are in the process of being established across Angola. Currently active groups include: Nosleoj - for more information, contact...

Ethiopia

Local Group Bahirdar University. For more information contact Gebre Yitayih: [email protected]

Paraguay

National Group Nursing Now Paraguay is currently in the process of being established by the Presidenta de la Asociacion Paraguaya de Enfermeria. For more...

El Salvador

National Group Nursing Now El Salvador was launched by the Asociacion Nacional de Enfermeras de El Salvador (ANES) on 30 September 2019. To find out more...

Indonesia

Local Groups Local groups are being established in Indonesia. Currently active groups include: INNA-PPNI - Contact Mukhamad Fathoni: [email protected] Universitas Gadjah Mada - Contact Ariani...

Grenada

National Group Nursing Now Grenada was launched at a symposium titled " We Dare to Care: Lets's Talk Nursing" by the Grenada Nurses Association Inc...

Bolivia

National Group Nursing Now Bolivia was launched by the Colegio de Enfermeras de Bolivia on 13 March 2020. The event was attending by Jeanine Añez,...

Ecuador

Local Groups Local groups are being established in Ecuador. Currently active groups include: Federacion ecuatoriana de enfermeras y enfermeros - Contact Patricia Gavilanez, Presidenta: [email protected] ...

Mozambique

National Group Nursing Now Mozambique was launched on 04 December 2019 by the Ordem dos Enfermeiros de Moçambique in collaboration with the Ministry of Health...

Costa Rica

National Group Nursing Now Costa Rica was launched by the Colegio de enfermeras de Costa Rica on 30 January 2020. For more information on the...

Uruguay

National Group Nursing Now Uruguay was launched on 26th August 2019 by the Ministry of Health. For more information, contact Carlos Valli: [email protected]

Albania

National Group Nursing Now Albania was launched by the Albania Order of Nurses on 20 December 2019. Nursing Now Albania plans to: - Foster inter-professional collaboration. - Design...

Dominican Republic

National Group Nursing Now Dominican Republic is currently in the process of being established by the Asociación Dominicana de Enfermeras Graduadas. For more information,...

Chile

The National College of Nursing, Chile launched Nursing Now Chile on 9th August 2019 at the Ex Congreso Nacional-Santiago. Local Nursing Now groups are in...

Gabon

Local Groups Local groups are being established across Gabon. Currently active groups include: INFASS - Contact Cynthia Tigalekou: [email protected]

Nursing Now launches in Liberia

Earlier this year, Nursing Now Liberia was launched as part of the celebrations for International Nurses' Day in Monrovia. More than 150 nurses and student...

The Philippines

National Group Nursing Now Phillipines is currently in the process of being established by the Philippine Nurses Association. For more information, please contact Melbert Reyes, Vice-President...

Seychelles

National Nursing Now Seychelles is currently in the process of being established by the Nursing Association Of The Republic Of Seychelles. Contact June Irine Jean,...

Argentina

National Group Nursing Now Argentina has been established by the Federación Argentina de Enfermería. For more information, please contact Sonia Isabel Gómez, Presidente: [email protected] Local groups Local...

France

National Group A National Nursing Now Group has been set up by ANFIIDE, the French National Nursing Association. For more...

Peru

Nursing Now Peru was launched on 9th August, with a mass demonstration of solidarity among nurses on the Avenida de la Peruanidad. The objective...

Cameroon

Local Groups Local groups are in the process of being established across Cameroon. Currently active groups include: Foundation for Inclusive Education. Contact Nkegoah Ebenezer: [email protected] University...

Bhutan

Nursing Now Bhutan is in the process of being established. For more information please contact Dorji Tashi: [email protected]  Local Groups Local Nursing Now groups are in...

Bangladesh

  Local Groups  Local Nursing Now groups are in the process of being established across Bangladesh. Currently active groups include: SPKS Medical Institute - Contact Mousumi Akter...

Jamaica to host conference to discuss promotion of healthy ageing through nursing & midwifery...

On 8th & 9th August, The University of Technology, Jamaica will host its 4th Biennial Nursing & MIdwifery Research Conference. This will...

Venezuela

Local Groups Sthudio 27 - Contact Dennys Maita, Director: [email protected] CMDLT - Contact Nursingnowvzla, Gerente: [email protected]

Trinidad and Tobago

National Group Nursing Now Trinidad & Tobago was established by the Trinidad and Tobago Registered Nurses Association. For more information, please contact the Trinidad and...

Namibia

National Group Nursing Now Namibia was established by the National Chief Nurse & Head of Quality Assurance at the Ministry of Health & Social Services....

Liberia

National Group Nursing Now Liberia was established in coordination with the Liberian Nurses and Midwifery Associations. For more information, please contact Focal Point Shirley G....

Lebanon

National Group Nursing Now Lebanon was established in coordination with the Order of Nurses in Lebanon and officially launched in February 2019. For more information,...

Eswatini

National Group Nursing Now Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) was established in coordination with the Ministry of Health. For more information, please contact Nkosinathi Nkwanyana, registrar of...

Czech Republic

National Group Nursing Now Czech Republic is in the process of being established by the Czech Nurses Association in coordination with the Ministry of Health....

Côte d’Ivoire

National Group Nursing Now Cote d'Ivoire was launched on 9th August by the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, in the presence of the Director...

China

Local Groups Honliv nursing has established a local Nursing Now group. For more information contact Vice Director, Yang Lei: [email protected] Shenzhen Second People's Hospital -...

Algeria

Local Groups SAMA has established a local Nursing Now group. For more information contact Ahmed Ksal: [email protected]

Japan

Local Group On 11th May 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), along with the Japanese Nursing Association (JNA) launched the 'Nursing...

United States of America

Please help support Nursing Now USA by doing any (or all!) of the following:   Contribute a monetary donation to support efforts (Use code the 422644 for...

Nordic

Regional Group In September 2018, the Nordic Nurses Federation launched Nursing Now’s first regional group. The Nursing Now Nordic campaign has stakeholders from six of...

Pasifika

Regional Group Nursing Now Pasifika was launched in the Cook Islands in October 2018 by World Health Organization Chief Nurse, Elizabeth Iro. For more information, please...

United Arab Emirates

  National Group Nursing Now UAE was launched in 2018 in coordination with the Ministry of Health and Prevention. In February 2019, the UAE hosted another campaign...

India

  National Group Nursing Now India was launched in November 2018 by the Indian Minister of Health, in coordination with the India Nursing Council. For more information...

England

  National Group Nursing Now England was launched on 10 December 2018 by Chief Nurse Jane Cummings, in coordination with the Royal College of Nursing and...

South Africa

  National Group Nursing Now South Africa was launched by the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) on 9 December 2019. The event was attended...

Slovakia

  National Group Nursing Now Slovakia was established in coordination with the Slovak Chamber of Nurses and Midwives. For more information on Nursing Now Slovakia, contact Júlia Jankovičová,...

Republic of Korea

  National Group Nursing Now Republic of Korea was launched in October 2018 in coordination with the Korean Nurses Association. For more information on Nursing Now Republic...

Malawi

  National Group Nursing Now Malawi was launched by the National Organisation of Nurses and Midwives of Malawi (NONM) in May 2019. For more information on...

Italy

  National Group Nursing Now Italy was established in March 2019, with launch events scheduled on 3 May in Rome and 6 May in Milan. Consociazione...

Ireland

National Group Nursing Now Ireland was launched in 2019 at an event hosted by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) at the Richmond Education...

Hungary

National Group Nursing Now Hungary is in the process of being established in coordination with the Hungarian Nurses Association. Please check back here soon for...

Haiti

Local Groups There are two local Nursing Now groups currently active in Haiti, please find their details below. Crfs.medical, please email Marcelin Samuel: [email protected] Port Moresby...

Croatia

National Group Nursing Now Croatia was launched by the Croatian Nurses Association in June 2019.  For more information please contact Ivana Stjepic: [email protected] 

Colombia

National Group Nursing Now Colombia was launched on 13 May 2019 by the Consejo Técnico Nacional de Enfermeria in coordination with the Asociación Nacional de...

Canada

National Group Nursing Now Canada was officially launched on 2nd June 2019 at a multi-stakeholder, international colloquium in Vancouver BC co-hosted by the Canada...

Cambodia

  National Group On 20th June, Nursing Now Cambodia was successfully launched. WHO Cambodia and Family Health International were delighted to partner with the Cambodian Ministry...

Zimbabwe

   National Group Nursing Now Zimbabwe is currently in the process of being established, in coordination with the Ministry of Health. It is being championed by...

Zambia

  National Group Nursing Now Zambia is in the process of being established in coordination with the Chief Nursing Officer and the Ministry of Health. For more...

Wales

  National Group Nursing Now Wales was officially launched by Wales’ Chief Nursing Officer, Professor Jean White on 29th March at the Welsh Government Building Cathays...

Uganda

National Group Nursing Now Uganda was established in July 2018 by the Ministry of Health in Uganda with support from the Aga Khan Univerisity, Jphiego, Uganda...

Turkey

National Group Nursing Now Turkey is in the process of being established through a partnership between Koç University School of Nursing, the Turkish Nurses Association and...

Thailand

National Group Nursing Now Thailand was formally launched in August 2018. The key focus of the Nursing Now Thailand campaign is “Empowering Nurses to Improve Thai...

Tanzania

National Group Nursing Now Tanzania was established by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the Office of the Principle Nursing Officer. For more...

Switzerland

  National Group Nursing Now Switzerland is currently in the process of being established by the Association Suisse des Infirmières/Infirmiers. For more information, please contact Christelle Progin:...

Sweden

  National Group Nursing Now Sweden launched in November 2018 with a keynote speech by Professor Sheila Tlou, co-chair of the global Nursing Now campaign. For...

Sri Lanka

  National Group Nursing Now Sri Lanka was launched at the Commonwealth Digital Health Conference on 12 October 2018 with representatives from the Ministry of Health,...

Spain

National On 14 May, the Consejo General de Enfermería Española (CGEE) launched Nursing Now Spain with Spain's Minister for Health, Consumption and Social Welfare, Nursing Now...

Scotland

Local Groups A number of local Nursing Now groups have been established in Scotland: Edinburgh University - Find out more about their activities on Twitter or...

Russia

  National Group Nursing Now Russia is currently in the process of being established, led by the Russian Nurses Association. For more information contact Valentina Sarkisova, Chair...

Rwanda

  National Group Nursing Now Rwanda held a launch event on 29th June 2018 led by Andre Gitembagara, President of the Rwanda Nurses and Midwives Union and Minister of Health...

Portugal

  National Groups The Ordem dos Enfermeiros (Portuguese Order of Nurses) is in the process of establishing Nursing Now Portugal. For more information contact Paula Domingos: [email protected]

Qatar

  National Group Nursing Now Qatar was jointly launched by the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) and the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) in March 2018. Qatar was the first...