12th European Conference of the Commonwealth Nurses’ and Midwives Federation

The 12th European Conference of the Commonwealth Nurses’ & Midwives Federation (CNMF) comes up on the 10 & 11 March 2017 in Cyprus.

The conference themes include: Leadership, Evidence Based Nursing and Midwifery, Women’s health and Mental Health among others.


The CNMF is a federation of national nursing and midwifery associations in Commonwealth countries. It was established in 1973 and is a Commonwealth accredited civil society organisation.

The purpose of the CNMF is to contribute to the improved health of citizens of the Commonwealth by fostering access to nursing education, influencing health policy, developing nursing networks and strengthening nursing leadership through in-country education and training; capacity building with standards and regulation; a bi-annual journal; a monthly e-News; a biennial conference; and representing nurses and midwives in Commonwealth forums.