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Sources of Information

  • General information
      International Relations Commission
    • President
      Profa. Dra. Cinira Magali Fortuna
    • Support
      Juliana Gazzotti
    • Telephone
      55 16 3315-3393
    • E-mail
      crint@eerp.usp.br
Sources of information concerning health and nursing institutions

International

World Health Organization – WHO
www.who.int
There is information concerning a great variety of themes related to health: international initiatives (World Health Day, World Health Report); Millennium Development Goals, etc.
 
Internal Council of Nurses – ICN
www.icn.ch
The ICN gathers more than 125 National Nursing Associations. The website presents information concerning professional nursing practice (advanced practices, HIV/AIDS, primary health care), the regulation of profession (education, ethics, and accreditation) and the socio-economic wellbeing of the work force (occupational safety, salaries, career planning).
 
Regional

Pan American Health Organization - PAHO
www.paho.org
Regional representative of the World Health Organization. The website disseminates relevant subjects and initiatives in the region of the Americas, news, scientific and technical information.
 
Pan American Network of Nursing and Midwifery
Collaborating Centres - PANMCC
https://knowledge-gateway.org/ganm/panmcc
Offers information concerning the activities of the 18 WHO Collaborating Centres located in the region of the Americas, current topics relevant for Nursing, regional initiatives and events.
 
Latin American Association of Schools and Colleges of Nursing - ALADEFE
www.aladefe.org
ALADEFE objectives include the reflection concerning the historical-social role of Nursing and its role in developing health; identify critical situations to be overcome in the profession and seek cooperation in Nursing Education. The website disseminates relevant topics, events and documents related to Nursing.
 
Others

www.nursezone.com (Nursing in the U.S.A.)
www.ncsbn.org (National Council of State Boards of Nursing - EUA)
www.cgfns.org (The Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools – Entity responsible for regulating the entry of international nurses into the job market in the USA.
https://www.nursingsociety.org/Career/Pages/default.aspx (list of societies of experts in Nursing in the USA and other countries)
www.british-nursing.com (British nursing)
www.rcn.org.uk (Royal College of Nursing – England)
www.cna-nes.ca/cnaurs/ (Canadian Nurses Association)
www.cno.org/ (College of Nurses of Ontario – Canada)
www.anmac.org.au/ (Australian Nursing & Midwifery Council)
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