Perspectives and Contributions of Nursing to the Promotion of Universal Health

May 2020
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  • Publisher
    Pan American Health Organization
  • Published
    12th May 2020
  • ISBN 9789275122181
  • Language English
  • Pages 166 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 10"

Perspectives and Contributions of Nursing to the Promotion of Universal Health highlights more than 40 projects, activities, stories, and case studies received from the countries of the Region, illustrating the role of nurses and midwives in advancing toward universal health. It also details these essential health workers' rich contribution to health systems, universities, prisons, communities, governments, and schools in all the countries of the Americas. An epilogue includes a powerful story of two American nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 epidemic. It is further proof of the vital role these health workers have in advancing health for all.

Pan American Health Organization

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is the specialized international health agency for the Americas. Under the leadership of its 52 member countries and territories, PAHO sets regional health priorities, mobilizes action to address health problems and published reports and health guidelines to further those aims. Wearing two institutional hats, PAHO is the specialized health agency of the Inter-American System and also serves as Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Nursing; Universal Access to Health Care Services; Universal Health Coverage; Nurses; Universal Health Care; Pandemics; COVID-19; Coronavirus