Human resources for health

Nursing & midwifery overview

Network, alliance/partners

The WHO Western Pacific Region works closely with Government Chief Nurses and Midwives, WHO Collaborating Centres and other institutions and networks, such as the American Pacific Nurse Leaders Council (APNLC); the South Pacific Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers Alliance (SPCNMOA); the Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network (APEDNN); and others to:

  • develop and sustain partnerships to support health system strengthening, in particular nursing and midwifery services, through advocacy, capacity-building on priority health issues and knowledge generation and dissemination.