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WHO Highlights Critical Role Of Nurses In Addressing Global Health
2013-03-20 15:35:50

Jason Pierce, MSN, MBA, RN for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A report recently published by the World Health Organization (WHO) and co-author Dr Linda Sarna emphasizes the vital role of nurses and midwives in reducing the worldwide impact of non-communicable diseases (NCD). "The global burden of non-communicable diseases is already high and continues to grow in all regions of the world," said Sarna. "Nurses and midwives have the expertise to help individuals and communities...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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