It’s time to empower nurses to lift the health of entire populations.
Now more than ever, nurses play a critical role in shaping global public health. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the fact that nurses are at the center of public health crises and are critical to global health security. Nurses’ leadership and advocacy also shape public policy around disease prevention, health promotion, and population health.
Still, the nursing profession faces a number of threats, including a shrinking and aging workforce, an insufficient role at the policy table, and a struggle to meet the global demand, especially in low- and middle-income countries.
With these challenges in mind, the Harvard Global Nursing Leadership Program brings a renewed commitment to supporting, educating, and strengthening the nursing and midwifery workforce worldwide.
more nurses will be required by 2030 to meet global demand
of that shortage affects low- and middle-income countries.
According to the World Health Organization