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Volume 5 - 2000
No.2, May 2000
Nursing Around the World: What Are the Commonalities and Differences? References
Information online at the American Nurses Association website.
NursingWorld | OJIN: Nursing Around the World: table of contents
Issue of OJIN, Online Journal of Issues in Nursing that presents articles on how nursing is practiced in a variety of countries.
Nursing Around the World: What Are the Commonalties and Differences?
Volume 5, Number 2: 2000.
NursingWorld | The International Nursing Center
Website of American Nurses Association's, International Nursing Center. The propose of the Center is to promote global health care partnerships in nursing.
NursingWorld | AJN: February 1998/vol.98, no.2
Stewart, M., Global Trade's Impact on Nursing. AJN/February 1998/vol.98, no.2
Websites generated by official groups who regulate nursing practice
Australian Nursing Council Inc
The Australian Nursing Council Inc. (ANCI) is a national nursing body concerned with national standards and processes for the regulation of nursing within Australia. It has representation from eight state and territory nurse regulatory authorities in Australia. Available: http://www.anci.org.au/
National Council of State Boards of Nursing: NCLEX Examination Info
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc., (National Council) is a not-for-profit organization whose membership comes from the boards of nursing in the 50 states and territories.
The United Kingdom Central Council For Nursing Midwifery and Health Visiting
The UKCC is the statutory regulatory body for nursing, midwifery and health visiting in the United Kingdom. Available: http://www.ukcc.org.uk/
Irish Nursing Board, An Bord Altranais
An Bord Altranais was established by the Nurses Act, 1950 to take over the functions of two bodies, the Central Midwives Board and the General Nursing Council, which had been established in 1918 and 1919 respectively. An Bord Altranais was re-constituted and its functions were re-defined and expanded by the Nurses Act, 1985. Available: http://www.nursingboard.ie/
Nursing Council of New Zealand
The statutory authority that governs the
practice of nurses and midwives in New Zealand. Available: http://www.nursingcouncil.org.nz/
Websites generated by nursing groups that deal with professional development and practice issues
Philippine Nurses Association
Professional organization representing nurses in the Philippines. Available:http://pna-ncr-zone6.virtualave.net/
American Nurses Association | Welcome to NursingWorld! Version 3.0
Professional organization representing Registered Nurses in the U.S. Available: http://www.nursingworld.org/
Professional organization representing nurses in the United Kingdom. Available: http://www.rcn.org.uk/
Royal College of Nursing, Australia
Professional organization representing nurses in Australia. Available:
Japanese Nursing Association
Professional organization representing nurses in Japan. Available: http://www.nurse.or.jp/jna/english/index.ht
Canadian Nurses Association - l'Association des infirmières et infirmiers du Canada
Professional organization representing nurses in Canada. Available: http://www.cna-nurses.ca/
Velkommen til Norsk sykepleierforbund
Professional organization representing nurses in Norway. Available: http://220.127.116.11/nsf/nsf.html
Professional organization representing nurses in Denmark. Available: Available: http://www.dansk-sygeplejeraad.dk/
Taiwan Nurses Association
Professional organization representing nurses in Taiwan. Available: http://ww.twnna.org.tw/english/index_e.html
Deutscher Berufsverband für Pflegeberufe
Professional organization representing nurses in Germany. Available: http://www.dbfk.de/
Swiss Nurses Association
Professional organization representing nurses in Switzerland. Available: http://www.allnurses.com/jump.cgi?ID=305< /DD>
Government sites across the world dealing with health
Health Canada Online: Welcome!
Health Canada is the federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health.
Assess and Intervene; Report to the Minister of Health on the Recruitment and Retention of Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses in British Columbia
Report to the Minister of Health on the Recruitment and Retention of Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses in British Columbia March 2000 . Available:http://www.hlth.gov.bc.ca/cpa/publications/rpnurses/index.html
Ministry of Health & Welfare
Ministry of Health and Welfare for Japan.
HOME PAGE : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
DHHS is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. Available:http://www.os.dhhs.gov/
Health Care & The National Health Service (NHS)
Department of Health's overall aim is to improve the health and well being of the people of England. Available: http://www.doh.gov.uk/nhs.htm
Non-profit groups that have an international focus and deal with nursing and or health
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is an international humanitarian organization that exists to improve the situation of the world's most vulnerable people. Available: http://www.ifrc.org/
International Council of Nurses
The International Council of Nurses is a federation of national nurses’ associations (NNAs), representing nurses in more
than 120 countries. Available: http://www.icn.ch/index.html
Sigma Theta Tau International
STT International, Honor Society of Nursing, is dedicated to improving the health of people worldwide through increasing the scientific base of nursing practice.
Pan American Health Organization - Homepage
(PAHO) is an international public health agency working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. It serves as the specialized organization for health of the Inter-American System. Available: http://www.paho.org/
WHO/OMS: World Health Organization
World Health Organization is a special agency of the United nations that promotes cooperation for health among nations.
Variety of sites related to global issues
Japanese Nurses News. 1983 to present.
World Health Organization site contains 1) Reports and 2) Data Bases on health in Europe.
Nursing volunteer Opportunities in Developing Nations
Website for nurses who are interested in volunteer work. Available: http://www.nursingvolunteer.com/
Policy framework for the WHO European
Region Available: http://www.who.dk/cpa/h21/h21.htm
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