The 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.
Scientific conference: сrossroads of policy, research, education and practice in primary health care took place on 23–24 October 2018 in Almaty, Kazakhstan
This event was organised as a preconference to the global event devoted to 40-year anniversary of Alma-Ata Declaration on Primary healthcare system. EFNNMA Chair was able to speak at plenary session on education and connect the issues of education with those of improved services, practice and research which was very warm received by the audience and followed with multiply questions. The meeting allowed communicating the information to the ministry representatives of the Russian speaking countries and a high interest towards EFNNMA activities was gained.