Global Innovation

International Symposium: Exploring mutual collaboration to advance nursing education globally

International collaboration is imperative to advance nursing education globally. In this symposium, nurse leaders in a variety of countries will discuss about possible collaboration for better future of nursing.


  Adriano Friganovic,RN, BsN, MA, PhD candidate
Senior lecturer, University of Applied Health Sciences
Head Nurse, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Croatia
President of Croatian Nurses Society of Anesthesia, Reanimation, Intensive care and Transfusion
President of Croatian National Nurses Federation,
President of European Specialist Nurses Organizations,
President of World Federation of Critical Care Nurses,

Member of Steering committee of Sustainable Health Equity Movement
  Laura Alberto, BN, Esp.Ed., MEd, PhD
Professor, School of Nursing, Universidad del Salvador, Argentina
Honorary Ambassador, World Federation of Critical Care Nurses
  Ma. Isabelita (Belle) C. Rogado, RN, MAN
Professor, Arellano University Graduate School of Nursing, Manila, Philippines
President, Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines
World Ambassador, World Federation of Critical Care Nurses
  Shelley Schmollgruber, BSc, MSc, PhD (Wits)
Associate Professor, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
World Ambassador, World Federation of Critical Care Nurses

Yuko Ikematsu, RN, PhD, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine