Health workforce

Strategic directions

WHO is striving to strengthen nursing and midwifery services in Member States. In 2002, strategic framework and direction were developed:

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    by ensuring that nursing and midwifery expertise is fully integrated into decision-making processes at all levels and the best practices are available for care of individuals, families and communities.

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Updated version

The Strategic Directions 2002-2008 are being updated. The new version "Strategic Directions on strengthening nursing and midwifery Services 2009-2015" will be available in January 2009.

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