The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) announces the cohort of nurses and mentors selected for the 2012-2013 Maternal-Child Health Nurse Leadership Academy.
Created by STTI and made possible through the support of Johnson & Johnson, the academy is helping the United Nations achieve two of its Millennium Development Goals - improve maternal health and reduce child mortality.
More specifically, the UN and STTI aim to:
- reduce the under-age-5 mortality rate by two-thirds (compared to 1990);
- reduce the maternal mortality ratio by three-fourths; and
- achieve universal access to reproductive health by 2015.
"The emerging nurse leaders participating in the Maternal-Child Health Nurse Leadership Academy have a unique opportunity to improve the health and lives of mothers and children all over the world," said Suzanne Prevost, PhD, RN, COI, president, STTI. "This academy is possible because of the great support and commitment we have from our partner, Johnson & Johnson."
For a complete list of the participants in this newest cohort click here.