International Committee of Catholic Associations of Nurses

International Committee of Catholic Associations of Nurses, Internationale Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Katholischen Pflegeorganisation, Comité International d'Études des Associations Catholiques d'Infirmières
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Founded: 1928
Sources: HB 1936, HB 1938


A Committee consisting of: (HB 1938)


Members in these countries

Sont membres du Comité, les Associations catholiques d'infirmières, nationales ou régionales, qui répondent au double caractère professionnel et catholique. Sont membres adhérents, les Associations dont le caractère professionnel ou catholique ne serait pas encore assez affirmé. (HB 1936)
Argentina (since 1936) , Austria (since 1936) , Belgium (since 1936) , Canada (since 1936) , France (since 1936) , Germany (since 1936) , Italy (since 1936) , Spain (since 1936) , Switzerland (since 1936) , United Kingdom (since 1936) , United States of America (since 1936) ,



Etudier et promouvoir la coopération entre les Associations nationales d'infirmières catholiques. (HB 1936) To study and promote co-operation between the National Catholic Associations of Nurses. Members: Catholic Associations of Nurses, national or regional, which are both vocational and catholic, are members of the Committee. Associations whose vocational or Catholic aspect is still not sufficiently developed are associated members. (HB 1938)


Cotisations des associations nationales et adhérentes au prorata de leurs membres. Budget annuel, moyenne : 6.000 francs. (HB 1936) Contributions of National Associations and Associate Members in proportion to their membership. Average annual budget: 6,000 francs. Activities : Congresses every four years. (HB 1938)

General facts

Les principales activités du Comité international ont consisté : 1° à susciter la fondation d'associations catholiques d'infirmières dans les divers pays, entre autres, en Suisse, Autriche, Espagne où les pourparlers ont abouti; en Argentine, Colombie, Pologne où se poursuivent les pourparlers; 20 à poursuivre le perfectionnement technique des infirmières religieuses et laïques, notamment création d'une commission internationale de perfectionnement technique créée au Vatican en faveur des religieuses. (HB 1936) The principal activities of the International Committee have consisted in (1) encouraging the foundation of Catholic Associations of Nurses in the various countries; (2) improving the technical qualifications of religious and lay nurses, particularly by the formation at the Vatican of an international committee on the improvement of techirical training for nuns. The first congress was held at Lourdes in 1933. The second will be held in London in 1937. Supplementary congress at Rome in 1935. (HB 1938)


Bulletin bi-annuel publié en français, anglais, allemand. (HB 1936) Bulletin published half-yearly in French, English and German. (HB 1938)


Congrès tous les quatre ans. (HB 1936) Congresses every four years. (HB 1938)