2010-09-01 Project Highlight This month at the World Health Assembly, ICN will be working closely with other health professions to ensure that nursing is part of policy making at a global level.  As a founding member of the World Health Professions Alliance, ICN will join the world’s dentists, pharmacists, physical therapists and physicians to make interventions on: WHO reform; prevention and treatment of NCDs and substandard/spurious/falsely-labelled/counterfeit medical products.  WHPA works to improve global health and the quality of patient care and facilitates collaboration among the health professions and major stakeholders.  WHPA members have already collaborated on campaigns for non-communicable disease reduction, positive practice envirnoments and the fight against counterfeit medicines.