Forum tackles severe shortage of nurses in country

China has 800,000 fewer nurses than it needs. Even in Shanghai, with 92,000 nurses, nursing professionals cannot meet clinical demand, experts said at the first Asian Nursing Forum in Shanghai ahead of International Nurses Day on Wednesday. Improving the training and cultivation of talent and further classifying nursing into smaller, …

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Strategies for a safer Pacific

National security strategies will make the Pacific safer, provided they are realistic, the product of broad consultation, grounded in local culture and implemented effectively, writes Tim George. The development of national security strategies is now firmly on the Pacific regional agenda. Four countries have completed such strategies – Papua New …

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