Title : Nursing Conference on “Nurses and Midwives for Universal Health Coverage” at New Delhi

International Council of Nurses and Indian Nursing Council Organised a Conference on “Nurses and Midwives for Universal Health Coverage” at New Delhi

About of this Conference:

Indian Nursing Council (INC) in partnership with International Council of Nurses (ICN) invites delegates from across the world to attend the International Conference on Nurses and Midwives for Universal Health Coverage from November 29 to December 1, 2018 at New Delhi, India. The conference provides a platform for presentations of best practices, innovations and research results in Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and nurses’ role in achieving it. 

About Indian Indian Nursing Council (INC)
Indian Nursing Council (INC) is an autonomous body under the Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947 enacted by, giving statutory powers to maintain uniform standards and regulation of nursing education all over the country. 

About International Council of Nurses (ICN)
International Council of Nurses (ICN) is a non-government organization of more than 130 national nurses’ associations representing more than 20 million nurses worldwide. Operated by nurses and leading nurses internationally ICN works to ensure quality of nursing care for all, sound health policies globally and advancement of nursing knowledge. 

About Universal Health Coverage (UHC)
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is based on all people’s right to enjoy the maximum level of health, equality and solidarity. Nursing plays a fundamental role to achieve the target of Universal Health Coverage. Nursing has features that potentiate its contribution for strengthening the quality of health systems, playing a key role in recognizing the importance of Universal Health Coverage and its respective implementation, considering the different realities and national needs.

Date of Conference Registrations

Opening of Registration - September 03, 2018

Closing of Registration – November 10, 2018

 

Conference Program Schedule

Time

Topic/Session

 

Day 1: November 29, 2018                                            

 

 

REGISTRATION

 

17.00-19.00

INAUGURAL SESSION
• Welcome Address
• Opening remarks and objectives of the meeting 
• Keynote Address

 

Day 2: November 30, 2018

 

09.00-11.00

PLENARY SESSION - I: 
Universal Health Coverage - Role of Nurses 
• Global experiences on “Nurse led care models”
• Role of nursing associations in advocacy for increased role of nurses in clinical speciality care 
• Policy enablers for nurse led care 
• Role of nurses in responding to emerging public health needs

 

11.00-11.30

Tea Break & Poster Viewing

 

11.30-13.00

Oral Presentations: Concurrent Sessions

 

13.00-14.00

Lunch Break & Poster Viewing

 

14.00-15.30

PLENARY SESSION - II: 
Expanding the Scope of Professional Practice for Nurses 
• Strategic directions for strengthening regulation for Advanced Nursing Practice 
• Prescriptive authority for nurses: An unfinished agenda 
• Country experiences on role of Advanced Nurse Practitioners in: 
o Midwifery Services 
o Critical Care 
o Primary Health Care

 

15.30-16.00

Tea Break & Poster Viewing

 

16.00-17.30

Oral Presentations: Concurrent Sessions

 

Day 3: December 1, 2018

 

09.00-11.00

PLENARY SESSION - III: 
Fostering collaborative partnerships towards strengthening nursing cadre for improved health outcomes 
• Global alliances for achieving SDGs
• Regional partnerships for nurse led research 
• Innovative approaches for promoting inter-professional education - Country experiences 
• Improved service delivery through team based care: Evidence sharing - Country experiences

 

11.00-11.30

Tea Break & Poster Viewing

 

11.30-13.00

Oral Presentations: Concurrent Sessions

 

13.00-14.00

Lunch Break & Poster Viewing

 

14.00-15.30

PLENARY SESSION - IV: 
Technology and Innovations for transforming nursing education, practice and health care delivery
• Technology innovations in nursing education
• Technology innovations in nursing practice and health care delivery - Country experiences 
• Technology innovations in Nursing Regulation - Country experiences

 

15.30-16.00

Tea Break & Poster Viewing

 

16.00-17.30

Oral Presentations: Concurrent Sessions

 

17.30-18.15

VALEDICTORY SESSION

 

 

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