Nurses—Making a Difference in Global Health

Nurse Stories, Poems or other Tributes

The 2010 International Year of the Nurse seeks to recognize the contributions of nurses globally and to engage nurses in the promotion of world health, including for the UN Millennium Development Goals. The following examples are stories about nurses who are working toward achieving those goals.  

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GOAL 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

GOAL 2: Achieve universal primary education

GOAL 3: Promote gender equality and empower women

GOAL 4: Reduce child mortality

GOAL 5: Improve maternal health

GOAL 6: Combat HIV, AIDS, malaria and all communicable/non-communicable diseases*

GOAL 7: Ensure environmental sustainability

GOAL 8: Develop a global partnership for development


*2010 IYNurse joins the worldwide call for including this language in MDG #6.  Learn more >>