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World Academy of Nursing Science

Purpose and Activities

WANS aims to contribute to the health and wellbeing of people worldwide by developing nursing science through global research collaboration, scientific conferences, and scholarly exchanges.
To fulfill the purpose described in Article 2, WANS will hold activities deemed appropriate and which support its aims.

Member Organizations

WANS membership is available to organizations or bodies that have nursing research as a priority and whose mission and vision is compatible with WANS.
Each WANS member organization has one vote on the Board of Directors.
Organizational membership in WANS is granted by a majority affirmative vote of the WANS Board of Directors.
Qualification for membership in the WANS can be revoked by a majority affirmative vote of the Board of Directors. A member organization which damages the reputation of or which acts in opposition to the goals of the Academy is subject to possible revocation.


The conference of WANS shall be held once every two years.

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The 7th International Nursing Research Conference of WANS will be held in Oct. 18-19, 2022 at Taipei, Taiwan.  
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2020.12. 23

Japan Academy of Critical Care Nursing newly joins WANS in 2020.  
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Dr. Noriko Katada reelected as the Chairperson of the board member. 
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The World Academy of Nursing Science was founded on September 18, 2009.
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