EFNNMAThe European Forum of National Nursing and Midwifery Associations (EFNNMA) is the voice of nursing and midwifery within WHO European Region.Working in partnership and strategically with WHO and other key stakeholders we aim to influence health policy, improve the quality of health services and the health of people across the 53 Member States of the Region. We are passionate advocates of the central and unique contribution that Nurses and Midwives make to individual and population health and well-being across Europe and are committed to ensuring both professions are supported to deliver excellence in their practice. As the nature of care changes we believe that strengthening and developing the nursing and midwifery workforce through the provision of lifelong learning and research delivers excellence in public health and people-centered healthcare.

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IV National Nursing Congress in Kirgizia Republic

IV National Nursing Congress in Kirgizia Republic

 Over 180 nurses and midwifes representing all 9 regions of Kirgizia Republic took part in the IV National Congress, health care administrators from Kirgizia and guests from the Russian Nurses Association.  

Congress participants discussed research and innovations in nursing and midwifery practice, Clinical nursing guidelines on preventing Hypertension, on nursing care for TB patients, on antenatal care and improved care for pregnant women, innovations in midwifery practice, strengthening of primary health services for pediatric patients, transformed system of covering health care costs, new approaches in nursing and midwifery education and continued training. Special attention was given to supporting and strengthening of a professional nursing and midwifery association in Kirgizia Republic. 

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