Mission & Vision

The Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centers for Nursing & Midwifery works with its members, partners, and the World Health Organization towards a shared vision and mission.


Health for All through excellence in Nursing and Midwifery


The Mission of the Global Network is to maximize the contributions of Nursing and Midwifery to advance Health for All in partnership with WHO and its member states, member Centres, NGOs, and others interested in promoting the health of populations. In addition to fostering collaboration and communication between members, the network will carry out advocacy and evidence-based policy activities within the framework of the WHA, regional resolutions, and WHO Programs of work, and in alignment with the WHO Strategic Directions in Nursing and Midwifery (SDNM) Policy Priorities 2021-2025: Education, Jobs, Leadership, and Service Delivery.