Today we celebrate the selfless service of Nurses in healthcare across Nations. Here are some facts and quotes about the day
May 12 was chosen to celebrate the importance and contribution of nurses to the society in 1974. It is the birth date of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.
However, nurses’ contribution to the society was celebrated by International Council of Nurses (ICN) since 1965.
Nursing is considered as one of the most respected professions in the world because of the selfless hard work that is involved.
In 2018, the theme of the day is chosen as “Nurses A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human right” by International Council of Nurses.
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” —Mahatma Gandhi
Together we celebrate all Nurses making a difference and making the world healthier and safer
Video Credit: International Council of Nurses