Engaging Nurses in Global Public Policy: A Conversation with Sigma's UN Liaisons - Online Course

This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the UN system, the role of Sigma's UN Liaison team, and key global public policy priorities that are relevant for nurses to engage in.


This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the UN system, the role of Sigma's UN Liaison team, and key global public policy priorities that are relevant for nurses to engage in. Participants will learn from the experiences of Sigma's UN Liaisons and have an opportunity to engage in discussion.

This course will retire after 31st October 2026.

Learning Outcomes:
After participating in this course, learners will be able to:

  • Upon completion, participants will have a basic understanding of the UN System and Sigma's role with the UN
  • Participants will be able to recall at least one global public policy example

Speaker Bios:

Patrick Chiu, PhD, RN, CGNC
Patrick Chiu is a certified global nurse consultant specializing in policy and professional practice. He is currently completing his postdoctoral fellowship. He is president of Mu Sigma Chapter and a Liaison to the United Nations for Sigma.

Charlotte McArdle, RN, MSc, BSc, FFNMRCSI, FQNI
Professor Charlotte McArdle is a Registered Nurse and the Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for Patient Safety and Improvement for NHS England. Charlotte is leading policy work on same sex accommodation, care partners for patients, and a range of safety and improvement programmes. She leads the nursing professions response to sustainable healthcare recognizing the role nurses and midwives play to reduce climate change and making strong links between the health of the planet and the health of the population. Women's health specifically menopause is a key feature in Charlotte portfolio.

As Chief Nursing Officer for Northern Ireland between 2013-2021, Charlotte has extensive experience of working in government administration, leading and shaping strategic policy for nursing and midwifery.

Mercy N. Mumba, PhD, RN, CMSRN, FAAN
Dr. Mercy Ngosa Mumba is an award-winning scientist and philanthropist. He is an Associate Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Substance Use Research and Related Conditions in the Capstone College of Nursing at the University of Alabama. She is also a Sigma Liaison to the United Nations.

Jerry John Nutor, PhD, RN
Jerry John Nutor is an assistant professor at University of California, San Francisco. Jerry's research interests are in global health, specifically, in maternal and child health and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. He is also interested in understanding the impact of environmental, social and economic factors on the health of women and children with particular concern with HIV/AIDS in low resources countries and minority populations in the United States.

Jerry is also passionate about promoting collaboration between scholars and researchers working in Africa and North America. He is the founder and secretary general of the annual Africa Interdisciplinary Health Conference (AfIHC).

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