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WHO declares 2020 as the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife”

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Nurses and midwives constitute more than 50% of the health workforce in many countries
The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated the year 2020 as the “Year of the Nurse and midwife”, in honour of the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale. This designation will now be presented to Member States of the 72nd World Health Assembly for the final consideration and endorsement

WHO says the campaign is particularly important given that nurses and midwives constitute more than 50% of the health workforce in many countries