The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and Jhpiego present the joint event: “Nursing Leadership: An Rx for the Global Human Resources for Health Crisis” March 5, 9am-4pm, in the School of Nursing’s Carpenter Room. This special conference will explore the role of global nursing leadership in ensuring a robust and competent health workforce in the developing world. There will also be a post-event reception at Jhpiego, 4-6pm, 1615 Thames Street.
Together with the wider Johns Hopkins community, Jhpiego and the School of Nursing will begin formulating a strategic plan for addressing the global human resources for health (HRH) shortage.
Topics will include: Increasing quality education for nurses and midwives globally, ensuring scopes of practice honor the full capacity of nurses and midwives, improving nursing and midwifery representation in global leadership positions.
Highlights of the day: Diverse representation of the Hopkins community, an update from the 2013 Global HRH Conference (Recife, Brazil), shared experiences of nurse-led initiatives to address HRH challenges by Johns Hopkins School of Nursing faculty and Jhpiego programs, round table discussions, and action-planning.