Building international partnerships


Correspondence address: DrMei-yuYu Grants and Research Office, University of Michigan School of Nursing, 400 N. Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0482, USA, Tel.: (734) 936-8913, Fax: (734) 615-1666, E-mail:


Health is a global concern. Although nursing is a global profession, most schools of nursing concentrate on teaching health exclusively within the context of their own nation. Sister-school partnerships that cross national boundaries are one way of extending the learning opportunities of faculties and students. An example of a 5-year partnership is described and analysed.