WHO announce

"Year of the Nurse and Midwife''

The 72nd World Health Assembly at their meeting in

Geneva May 2019 announced that 2020 would be celebrated as the "Year of the Nurse and Midwife''.

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Join nurses and midwives from across the Commonwealth to celebrate at the 5th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference London 6-7 March 2020. Go to: Conference2020


Download the recommendations from the
     2019 Civil Society Policy Forum

                    Saturday 18 May 2019

2019 Key Civil Society Actions for Commonwealth Health Ministers


Click on the link above to go to the conference website

24th CNMF Biennial Meeting of Members
Thursday 5 March 2020, London UK

Join CNMF members in London at the Royal College of Nursing, Thursday 5 March 2020 for the 24th CNMF Biennial Meeting of Members, the decision making body of the CNMF.

» CNMF 23rd Biennial Meeting 2018
» 4th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference

Membership of the CNMF is open to national nursing associations; national midwifery associations; specialist nursing associations; regional and international nursing associations; regulatory bodies, universities, and individuals. By becoming a member of the CNMF you can support the work of the CNMF and become involved in that work. Members can promote their own work through the monthly e-News, the CNMF website, or the extensive CNMF network. Join online - go to ''Membership'' below.

Successful WACN Conference

The West African College of Nursing (WACN) held its 15th Biennial General Meeting, 24th Scientific Session, and 38th Council meeting in Freetown Sierra Leone 18-20 March 2019.

The Sierra Leone Chapter of WACN hosted the conference.
The CNMF President, Professor Kathleen McCourt attended the conference together with 300 West African nurses and midwives. The theme for the conference was Health service partnerships: the role of nurses and midwives in building global health security. The President of Sierra Leone, the Hon Julius Maada Bio officially opened the conference.

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