UN City in Copenhagen

WHO Nursing and Midwifery Collaborating Center Meeting Copenhagen February 1-2 2023

Jürgen Osterbrink and Manela Glarcher attended a meeting of European WHO CCs at the UN City in Copenhagen in early February. Participants from 15 European countries met to discuss ways to reorient healthcare in Europe after a two-year COVID break. This included specific objectives in nursing that must be achieved by 2030 in order to ensure high-quality and safe care for patients in future as well. The WHO CC in Salzburg has existed since 2016 and is the only one with a focus in nursing sience and practice in the German-speaking region.

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