Federation of Occupational Health Nurses
within the European Union
Est. 1993
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The Federation of Occupational Health Nurses within the European Union (FOHNEU) was established on March 21st 1993 in Windsor, United Kingdom. The Federation was founded by seven countries: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The aim was to represent the voice of Occupational Health Nursing within the EU in order to promote the Health, Safety and Well-Being of the European Workforce. FOHNEU is open to all OH nursing organisations in the EU. It is a not for profit organisation and is totally funded by donations from the EU nursing organisations it represents, and through sponsorship.

Presidents since the foundation in 1993:

1993 - 1994      Pina Van Dorpe, Belgium (Appointed)

1994 - 1999      Frances Baker, United Kingdom (Elected)

1999 - 2001      Julie Staun, Denmark (Appointed)

2001 - 2013       Julie Staun, Denmark (Elected)

2013 - 2014       Julie Staun, Denmark (Interim), Styliani Tziaferi, Greece (President-elect)

2014 - 2016       Styliani Tziaferi, Greece (Elected)

2016                  Judith Fakkel, the Netherlands (Interim)

2016 -                Dr. Henriett Hirdi, Hungary (Elected)

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