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GNU Aims to Step Up Fight against Austerity, Privatization, Attacks on Public Health And Work for Safe Nurse Staffing Ratios, and Improved Patient Care for All

Leaders of the premiere nurses and health care workers unions in 14 nations in the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Europe have announced plans to form a new international organization to step up the fight against the harmful effects of austerity measures, privatization, and cuts in health care services that they say are putting people and communities at risk across the planet.  More about GNU >>

Federación de Enfermeras del Ministério de Salud del Perú

Global Nurses United Press Releases

Hundreds of Nurses To Press Congress Wednesday

Hundreds of Nurses To Press Congress Wednesday

In honor of International Nurses’ Week, more than 100 members of National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, will visit Capitol Hill Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from across the United States. —National Nurses United, 05/10/17 More »

Global Nurses United News

International Nurse News Round-Up

International Nurse News Round-Up

See a collection of links to news stories about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients. —Global Nurses United, 08/15/17 More »

Global Nurses United Blog

Global Nurses United Organizes Global Week of Action in Honor of International Nurses’ Week

Global Nurses United Organizes Global Week of Action in Honor of International Nurses’ Week

Global Nurses United, the international federation of nurses’ unions in 21 countries on six continents, organized a global week of action in honor of International Nurses’ Week. —Global Nurses United, 05/12/17 More »

GNU Includes the following Unions:




Costa Rica:

Dominican Republic:

  • La Asociación Enfermera del Instituto Dominicano del Seguro Social, IDSS
  • Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de Enfermeria


  • Sindicato Nacional de los Trabadores de Salud de Guatemala





  • National Association of Nurses


New Zealand:




South Africa:

South Korea:



  • Taiwan Nurses Union

United States:


  • Sindicato Unico de Enfermeria del Uruguay