Health Action AIDS Director Pat Daoust Receives International Honor Society of Nursing Award

nigeria2 047Mobilizing health professionals has given us the distinct honor to work with some of the greatest nursing voices in the country. Nurses play a critical role in our Health Action AIDS campaign. Often on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic, nurses bring to the campaign their deep expertise and understanding of the scientific, social and political complexities of the epidemic.PHR’s Health Action AIDS Campaign Director, Pat Daoust, was recently honored by her peers for her tremendous leadership in the nursing field. The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing awarded her the Theta Alpha Graduate Nursing Leadership Award. Over the last two years, the Health Action AIDS campaign has benefited tremendously from Pat’s leadership, passion and indefatigableness.As we honor our own on International Nurses Day, we would also like to take a moment to recognize the tremendous power of our nurse members in the health and human rights movement worldwide. Thank you for your tireless and inspiring work!Let’s show our appreciation to our nurse colleagues by signing the Statement on the Right of Nurses to Health and Safety today.This global call to action calls attention to the need for workplace health and safety measures for nurses and health care workers around the world. Your endorsement will help national and local nursing and health worker organizations to more effectively demand occupational health and safety measures.?Support this important initiative, launched at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City last year, in partnership with the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.

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