International Council of Nurses (ICN)

Name Ms. Christine Hancock
Position President
Address Place Jean-Marteau 3, CH-1201 Genève
Phone +41-22-908 01 00
Fax +41-22-908 01 01

Activity summary:

The International Council of Nurses is an independent, non-governmental federation of some 112 national nurses associations representing over 1.35 million nurses. It is the international voice of nursing and provides leadership for the nursing profession world wide. ICN was founded in 1899 and is the oldest international professional organisation in the health-care field. The ICN works with its members and other organisations to promote health and health services, to improve the standards of nursing and nurses' contributions to health and social policy development, and to advance the nurses economic position.