Organized in observance World Health Day, International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife in collaboration with the International Council of Nurses, CGFNS, Int., Long Island University, NGO Committee on Mental Health, NGO Health Committee, and the Global NGO Executive Committee
Date: 7 April 2020
Time: 11a.m. - 1 p.m. EST
Jeff Brez, Chief, Civil Society, Advocacy and Special Events, Department of Global Communications (DGC) | See Bio...
UN Secretary-General's Video Message on World Health Day
Werner Obermeyer, Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Headquarters, New York Office | See Bio...
Holly K. Shaw, PhD., RN, Representative, International Council of Nurses; Director, Global NGO Executive Committee | See Bio...
Setting the Stage
Connie W. Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, Dean, University of Minnesota School of Nursing
“Why Nursing; Why Now?”
Erica Burton, RN, MPH, Senior Policy Advisor, ICN | See Bio...
The Nursing Voice on the Global Stage: Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Peter Johnson, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, Jhpiego an affiliate of Johns Hopkins | See Bio...
The WHO State of World’s Nursing (SoWN) Report: How the Nursing Workforce will Help Deliver Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Virya Koy, RN, MNSc., MHPEd., PhD., Deputy Director, Department of Hospital Services, Chief Nursing and Midwifery in Cambodia for WHO-WPRO | See Bio...
Nurse Challenges to COVID19 Emergency Responses
Tammy Toney-Butler, RN, CEN, TCRN, CPEN, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner; Anti-Human Trafficking Consultant, Community Outreach director, Victim Advocate (CSEC), Survivor Leader, Path2Freedom | See Bio...
STOP Human Trafficking: A United Approach During the Pandemic and Beyond
Questions and Responses
Liz Madigan, CEO of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
Our Global Response
Teddie Potter, PhD, RN, FAAN, Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments; Director of Planetary Health, School of Nursing, Clinical Professor, Population Health and Systems Cooperative at the University of Minnesota | See Bio...
COVID 19 Pandemic and Climate Crisis; Planetary Health, Nurses Draw Down
Oriana Beaudet, DNP, RN, PHN, Vice President of Innovation, ANA Enterprise, American Nurses Association | See Bio...
Innovation: Responding to Crisis and Sustainability
Questions and Responses
Howard Catton, RN, CEO, International Council of Nurses (ICN)
Video “Nurses Change Lives” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTMuh6AF3A0)
He oversees initiatives related to the SDGs, global health and foreign policy, universal health coverage, heath security and social protection, road safety, malaria, climate change and health, disabilities, narcotics and drugs, mental health and tobacco control. Prior to joining the World Health Organization he was the representative of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) in New York, responsible for environmental governance, health determinants and sustainable development. Before joining the United Nations he served in the South African Foreign Service, holding various senior diplomatic assignments.
Dr. Shaw is active in the United Nations NGO community where she facilitated the affiliation between the UN and Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing. She currently represents the International Council of Nurses (ICN) , a federation of a federation of more than 130 national nurses associations, representing the more than 16 million nurses worldwide and the Nightingale Initiative for Global Health. She serves in several elected NGO positions at the UN including Vice Chair, NGO Committee on Mental Health, Co-Convenor, Working Group on Refugee and Immigrant Mental Health, Vice Chair, The NGO Committee on Education, Learning and Literacy and recently completed a four-year term as Director on the UN NGO DPI Executive Committee. She focuses on global health and mental health issues with NGOs, UN agencies, and Ambassadors including Children and Armed Conflict, Post-Conflict Recovery, Human Trafficking and Education for Global Citizenship.
Dr. Shaw contributes to the American Journal of Nursing and is the author of peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters. She is an invited lecturer at universities, medical centers and community-based organizations in the US, and many global settings, including the People’s Republic of China, Uganda, Israel, Jordan, India, and Cambodia, where she is consulting on several projects with the Ministry of Health and Education.
Dr. Shaw is an Adjunct professor at Adelphi University. She enjoys a mental health practice in Sea Cliff, NY specializing in trauma, crisis, bereavement and professional self-care and resilience.
Erica holds a Master’s in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
He is a research fellow in “The effect of 12-hour-shift designed on quality of nursing work life, nursing care quality, care left undone, and patient safety: A Mixed Method Study”, Thailand. Dr. Koy has conducted many research projects continuously over 5 years, specifically in the areas of nursing administration, policy, nursing workforce, health care system, infection prevention and control, and quality of care, primary health care, and increase hypertensive patients in terms of self-management. He has served as the Examiner of the Master Degree Program in Health Professions Education at University of Philippines, Manila for the past 5 years. Recently, he is served as Bachelor of Philosophy of thesis defense, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh University. His publications have been accepted by international journals in the level of ISI and Scopus, and he is invited to be speaker at national and international events in the areas of health promotion, nursing education, research, partnership, leadership and management. Virya has been nominated editorial board reviewer of International Nursing Journals (Journal of Nursing Management, Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, Journal of Nursing Research and Practice, Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, SAGE, and American of Nursing Science).
Virya’s achievement included development national nursing policy, Scope of practice, standard of nursing practice, code of ethics for Cambodian nurses, code of ethics for midwives, nursing process guideline, national nursing and midwifery protocol, ASEAN Core competency for professional nurses, and is a one of committee members of the Developing Master of Nursing Science at University of Health Sciences.
He has also sat in some committees such Infection Prevention and Control Committee, Antibiotic microbial Resistance committee, Nosocomial Infection Surveillance, and Quality Improvement for Private Sector Evaluation. Besides, he has been a Co-chair of international conference more than 100 participants from 39 countries globally, and also several conferences arranged in Cambodia. Currently, he is participating in the Infection Prevention and Control for COVID19 Committee to set up triage, isolation room, and using personal protective equipment. Regarding to international networking, Dr. Koy is a member of Asia Pacific Emergency Disaster Nursing Network (APEDNN); and a member of Asian Congress in Nursing Education.
A published author, invited speaker and nationally recognized content expert in the field of Human Trafficking, Tammy serves as an anti-human trafficking consultant, community outreach education director, nurse advocate, and survivor leader for Path2Freedom, Inc., a non-profit, 501c3, that provides housing and long-term, trauma-informed care for commercially sexually exploited children. Tammy is the co-founder of Nurses United Against Human Trafficking and is currently involved in developing the standards of long-term care for this unique population. She is deeply dedicated to ending sexual violence and human trafficking also through means of prevention and raising awareness.
In 2019, Tammy was one of 5 selected speakers at the American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly in Washington, D.C. Her presentation titled, Human Trafficking: A Nursing Perspective in Solving a Public Health Crisis, spearheaded proposals to change nursing policy during her dialogue forum discussion. As a result of her efforts, and unanimously voted upon, a national human trafficking task force for nursing was initiated and policy changes were adopted.
Tammy often speaks alongside her colleagues at Homeland Security Investigations Human Trafficking Unit and offers strategic planning to end the global scourge of modern-day slavery. She has been training healthcare providers on human trafficking, adverse childhood experiences, and trauma-informed care and currently has an online CEU training module throughout the nation’s northeast states. Her hand-crafted training curriculum is specifically catered to healthcare professionals on identifying, treating and referring victims of human trafficking.
Tammy is involved in numerous research projects on human trafficking, serving as Co-Principal Investigator or as a subject matter expert. Her current project is a collaborative effort with Molloy College and its Center for Nursing Research and Evaluation to perform a statewide study of acute-care settings.
At the University of Minnesota, Dr. Potter designed and co-teaches an interdisciplinary course titled “The Global Climate Challenge: Creating an Empowered Movement for Change.” In addition, she co-leads a Health Sciences initiative titled, “Climate Change and Health: An Interprofessional Response.” Working in partnership with Project Drawdown, Dr. Potter has co-created Nurses Drawdown. By embracing and teaching the evidence-based solutions of Nurses Drawdown, nurses around the world will help to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and create a healthier future for humans and the rest of the planet. In 2019, Dr. Potter was appointed the first Director of Planetary Health for the School of Nursing.
Beaudet builds future-oriented healthcare organizations, igniting professionals with innovation by driving excitement for industry-wide transformation and business. She has run her own business and worked for a healthcare exclusive design firm leading organizational, clinical, and business strategy for premier healthcare organizations across the United States.
After 17 years in the industry, Beaudet believes that it is critical to shift healthcare for the future good and inspire a new generation of healthcare professionals. Her doctoral work is centered on the application of innovation to shift the practices of healthcare providers, care delivery and organizational culture. This initiative took the form of an annual event (Planting Seeds of Innovation) at which nurses, healthcare professional, and educators can gather to learn about the application of innovation, creativity, design around emergent trends. In keeping with this goal, Beaudet is also affiliate nursing faculty at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing where she mentors graduate, DNP, and PhD nursing students, and supporting program growth. Beaudet was awarded the 2020 Visionary Leader award from the Nursing Collaboratory.
Beaudet shared her pursuit of a better healthcare future at Mayo Clinic’s Transform Summit, Stanford Med X Change, Healthcare Design’s annual conference, and several others. As a foresight practitioner and member of the Association of Professional Futurists, Beaudet is trained in identifying signals, trends, and events to help healthcare clients understand where the industry is heading. Leading to her larger future mission of transforming the healthcare industry and nursing profession.