In March 2020, NIGH had the honour of participating—with a short film and the closing keynote—at the CNMF Conference in London, UK. NIGH's contribution has been noted by Dr. Billy Rosa in the British Medical Journal's Nursing Blog published on May 3, 2020. To read the Blog post, click HERE. Well done NIGH! See short the film HERE and watch the keynote HERE.
The PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing Knowledge, Information Management & Sharing at John Hopkins University hosts the Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery (GANM), which allows for equitable access to knowledge and discussions regardless of internet bandwidth to nurses and midwives a global voice.
NIGH's International Co-Director, Dr. Deva-Marie Beck, has written a GANM Blog discussing NIGH's involvement on Florence Nightingale's 200th Birthday — available in English & Spanish. To access the Blog, click HERE.
NIGH has been awarded the 2020 Visioneers Award for Project Excellence! Receiving this award comes at a time where world is united with the nurses, midwives and other healthcare professionals - we couldn't be more proud! Additionally, four members of NIGH's team Dr. Deva-Marie Beck, Dr. Barbara Dossey, Mr. Wayne Kines and Mr. Cyril Ritchie have been awarded the Visioneers Lifetime Achievement Awards! The entire article can be found HERE.
NIGH's Co-Directors Dr. Deva-Marie Beck and Dr. Barbara Dossey have hosted an informative webinar discussing Florence Nightingale and NIGH's commitment to her legacy. As we get ready for the 2020 celebrations, NIGH has been developing new ways to contribute to this event. Listen to the webinar for more information regarding NIGH and celebrate the year of the Nurse and Midwife!