Nurses—Making a Difference in Global Health

Suggestions for Celebrations & Activities

Workshops & Related Education Projects
Blogs & Webcasts
Press Releases, Press Kits & Briefings
Newspaper Human Interest Stories
Radio & TV Talk Shows & Documentaries
Cultural Shows
Banquet & Picnic Events
Cathedral & Interfaith Events
Community Events
Fundraising Events
Hospital & Clinic Events
Job Fairs & Recruitment Events
Nightingale Award Events
Related Award Events
Sister-Cities Events
University & College Events

Get involved with this global public awareness initiative

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Planning your Events

As of October 2009, more than 20,000 individuals from 110 nations—including 1,000 who represent millions of constituents—have declared grassroots support for the 2010 IYNurse as a catalyst to increase public awareness about the priority of health worldwide and to support the United Nation's action plans to achieve a healthy world by 2020. 

Follow the steps below to plan your 2010 IYNurse grassroots-to-global events:
  • STEP 1:  Conduct a planning meeting of key people.

  • STEP 2:  Identify the "what," "when," "where” and “why” of your celebrations, events and activities.

  • STEP 3:  Identify the "who" — featured speakers, committees, contact persons, etc.

  • STEP 4:  Create your calender and submit iyour events for posting  on the 2010 IYN calender and Web site.

  • STEP 5:  Promote your events in local, regional and national media. 

  • STEP 6:  Enjoy your events and invite your friends, families, communities and networks.

  • STEP 7:  Take photos, write your story and submit the materials to the 2010 IYN Web site for the world to read.