Education, leadership and partnerships: nursing potential for Universal Health Coverage

Isabel Amélia Costa Mendes Carla Aparecida Arena Ventura Maria Auxiliadora Trevizan Leila Maria Marchi-Alves Valtuir Duarte de Souza-Junior About the authors

Objective:

to discuss possibilities of nursing contribution for universal health coverage.

Method:

a qualitative study, performed by means of document analysis of the World Health Organization publications highlighting Nursing and Midwifery within universal health coverage.

Results:

documents published by nursing and midwifery leaders point to the need for coordinated and integrated actions in education, leadership and partnership development.

Final Considerations:

this article represents a call for nurses, in order to foster reflection and understanding of the relevance of their work on the consolidation of the principles of universal health coverage.

Enfermería; Cobertura Universal; Educación; Liderazgo; Conducta Cooperativa; Salud Global


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