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January 30, 2020
Coronavirus Global Nurses United

WHO must strengthen coronavirus guidelines, says Global Nurses United

The following letter was sent by Global Nurses United, signed by leaders of nurses unions from around the world, including CFNU President Linda Silas.   Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director‐General World Health Organization Avenue Appia 20 1211 Geneva SWITZERLAND Dear Dr. Tedros: The novel coronavirus, 2019‐nCoV, which has spread rapidly since it was first identified […]

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January 28, 2020
Coronavirus Media Release

Nurses unions call for immediate action to protect health care workers from the novel coronavirus

CFNU President Linda Silas: Nurses unions call for immediate action to protect health care workers from the novel coronavirus January 28, 2020 (OTTAWA, ON) – With one confirmed and one presumptive case of the novel (new) coronavirus in Canada, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions is expressing concern about uneven preparations for a potential pandemic […]

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January 28, 2020
Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Information and Updates

This page is intended to provide general information on the novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV. The CFNU will be updating this page with additional information as it becomes available. Guidelines for novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV, targeted at health care workers, are currently under development by the Public Health Agency of Canada as well as by provincial public health […]

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