'Global health' and 'global nursing': proposed definitions from The Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing.

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Abstract

  • AIMS: To propose definitions of global health and global nursing that reflect the new paradigm that integrates domestic and international health. BACKGROUND: Increased globalization has led to expanded awareness of the importance of global health and global nursing among students and faculty in the health professions and among policymakers and practitioners. DESIGN: Discussion paper that includes a discussion and review of the literature related to global health and global nursing. DATA SOURCES: A task force searched for and reviewed articles published in English, Spanish or Portuguese between 2005-2015, developed summaries, listed key elements, identified prevalent themes and developed consensus definitions. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING: The definitions will be used by the Global Advisory PanelĀ on the Future of Nursing to guide promoting a voice and vision for nursing that will contribute to the advancement of the profession's contribution to global health. CONCLUSIONS: Definitions of global health and global nursing were developed based on main themes and concepts identified in the literature review to guide contributions of nursing to global health.
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  • definition, global health, global nursing, Global Health, Humans, Internationality, Nursing
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  • Wilson L; Mendes IAC; Klopper H; Catrambone C; Al-Maaitah R; Norton ME; Hill M
  • Start Page

  • 1529
  • End Page

  • 1540
  • Volume

  • 72
  • Issue

  • 7