International Nurses Day 2022: International Nurses Day is celebrated every year today (12 May) to remember and show respect to the contribution of nurses. In January 1974, it was announced to celebrate it as International Day. International Nurses Day is celebrated on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Along with the doctors, the nurses who cooperate fully in the treatment of the sick also have an important role in the treatment of people suffering from the corona epidemic. This day is celebrated to show respect for the courage of nurses and their commendable contribution, work.
History of Internati onal Nurses Day
The reason for celebrating International Nurses Day every year is that on May 12, Felorin Nightingale was born. She is considered the founder of modern nursing. It was decided to celebrate this day on the occasion of his birthday. At the same time, in 1974, the International Council of Nurses announced the celebration of International Nurses Day. On this day, kits are distributed to nurses by the International Council of Nurses. It contains material related to their work. The contribution and cooperation of nurses is very important. Health services are incomplete without their cooperation.
Theme of International Nurses Day 2022
This time the theme of International Nurses Day 2022 is from the International Council of Nurses. ‘Nurses: A Voice to Lead- Invest in Nursing and Respect Rights to Secure Global Health’. i.e. ‘Nurses: A Voice for Leadership – Invest in Nursing and Respect the Rights to Protect Global Health’.
why is this day special
Nursing is not only the largest but also the most important health care profession in the whole world. Today we are seeing its importance in the era of corona epidemic. Through nurses, patients get better care and their training, experience is useful in saving lives and making them healthy. They are available to take care of the patients at all times.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 12, 2022, 06:30 IST