World short of 6 million nurses, WHO says

World / Science & Health Apr 7, 2020

World short of 6 million nurses, WHO says

As COVID-19 captures global headlines, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the world needs nearly 6 million nurses. The U.N.'s health agency along with partners Nursing Now and the International Council of Nurses underscored in a report the crucial role played by nurses, who ...

U.S. immigration rules bar thousands of foreign nurses

World / Science & Health Mar 29, 2020

U.S. immigration rules bar thousands of foreign nurses

As the coronavirus pandemic threatens to strain nursing staffs at hospitals across the United States, Melanie N. Beckham knows where to find reinforcements. But first, the Trump administration needs to give its approval. Beckham, president of Vintage Health Resources in Germantown, Tennessee, specializes in helping ...