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 >>