Neonatal Nurses Organizations whose members provide care to neonates and their families are invited to submit a proposal to host the 2021 Council of International Neonatal Nurses Conference. The Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) Conference is held every two (2) years and rotates around the world. The conference is hosted by a local neonatal […]

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COINN is delighted to host our first neonatal conference in Kilgali in Rwanda in October 2018. We are raising funds to ensure that the cost to attend is as low as possible for nurses in Kilgali and neighbouring countries. To this end, we ask for the support from our friends and colleagues in the COINN […]

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In honor of Prematurity Awareness Month, the March of Dimes is partnering with Pampers in hosting a free webinar with 1.25 CNEs and 1.5 PXEs. Please help us promote it through your network and distribution lists. While this webinar is focused on the healthcare provider working in challenging situations, good tips on maintaining resiliency in […]

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 On International Neonatal Nurses Day…. It’s a fact: every day of the year there is a worthy cause to recognize and celebrate; prematurity and the neonatal environment are given fair exposure towards the last few months of the year. In the US; the consequences of premature birth are recognized in September with Neonatal Intensive Care […]

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OCTOBER 5-6, 2018 COINN and GEI invite professionals and students in nursing, midwifery, neonatology, pediatrics and related fields to Engage for Healthy Newborns and internationalize their practice. Delegations travel to a developing country in Africa or Asia to respond to concrete capacity development requests of key local institutional partners. Working hand in hand with local […]

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COINN is committed to facilitating a global community of nurses working with neonates to share knowledge and experiences to improve outcomes for mothers and babies. At the 2016 COINN international conference, the “Adopt a Nurse” initiative was launched. This initiative supports nurses working with neonates in resource-limited settings to become a member of COINN. Nurses […]

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The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) was launched in 1991 by WHO and UNICEF, providing a framework to protect, promote and support breastfeeding in hospital and maternity facilities. The initiative follows the Ten Steps for Successful Breastfeeding and ensures adherence to the Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes. Since 1991, more than 20,000 facilities worldwide have […]

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