International Nurses Day observed

International Nurses Day observed

Written By: / Thursday, 12 May 2022 17:16

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Imphal, May 12:

The Manipur Nursing Council today observed International Nurses Day to honour and celebrate the contributions of nurses all over the world.
Dr. K. Rajo, Director of health Services, Medical Directorate Manipur, Lalbeikmoi, Joint Director (Nursing ), medical Directorate, Manipur, Th. Nandarani Devi, Registrar Manipur Nursing Council and Dr. N. Surbala Devi, Principal, College of Nursing, medical Directorate grace the occasion held at Multipurpose hall of Medical Directorate as dignitaries on the dais.
The day is celebrated on Florence Nightingale’s birth anniversary on May 12 every year. The special day was chosen by the International Council of Nurses and has been observed officially since 1974. The inspiration behind the day is the iconic Florence Nightingale, the British nurse and social reformer who dedicated her life to the improvement of the health sector. This year, the theme for Nurses Day is “Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Invest in Nursing and respect rights to secure global health.”
On the occasion, 10 ANM toper students and 10 GNM topper students were honoured with cash prizes with certificates by the Registrar, Nursing Council Manipur.

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