International Nurses Day is being observed today to pay tribute to the contribution of nurses towards people’s health.
This year theme of the Day is: ‘Nurses: a voice to lead, a vision for future healthcare’ to look into the ways in which the profession will transform in future.
It’s #InternationalNursesDay!Today, we #SupportNursesAndMidwives by celebrating their bravery, kindness, and dedication 💐 Elizabeth Iro, WHO Chief Nursing Officer, takes us through her journey on becoming a nurse and what it means to be a nurse. Who is your favourite nurse? pic.twitter.com/QtQF0x8frb— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) May 12, 2021
The day holds significance as COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havocs in different parts of the world and nurses are at the forefront of fighting pandemic providing treatment and care.