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Nursing staff are vital for making progress towards universal health
Nurses make up more than 50% of health workers yet, in many countries of the Americas, shortages persist. New PAHO guidelines seek to strengthen their role in achieving health for all.

Washington, DC(PAHO):— Today, at the launch of the Strategic Directions for Nursing in the Region of the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) called on countries to invest in nurses to improve their availability, distribution, and roles in order to advance towards universal health.

Nursing staff represents the largest health

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