International Nurses Day 2023 | Today is International Nurses Day, know its importance and know who is Florence Nightingale
Seema Kumari New Delhi: ‘International Nurses Day’ is celebrated every year on 12th May. This day is celebrated all over the world to commemorate the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who started the Noble Nursing Service. Who was born in 1820. Florence Nightingale was the founder of modern nursing and is also known as ‘The Lady with the Lamp’. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the reasons behind celebrating International Nurses Day are to highlight and thank nurses for their contribution to healthcare. We understood the need for nurses especially during the pandemic when the hospital staff was busy serving the people for weeks without going home. Nurses’ safety, safety, mental health support, timely salary and guidance, etc. are talked about on Nurses Day. Come, know about its importance, history on the occasion of ‘International Nurses Day’ – read this also History In 1965, the International Council of Nurses (INC) started celebrating International Nurses Day. This day i.e. May 12 is also celebrated as the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the founder of Modern Nursing. Florence was a social reformer and English nurse. Florence Nightingale was the one who stepped into the profession of nursing and made it a well known profession. The purpose of ‘International Nurses Day’ is to highlight the importance of nurses by honoring them around the world. Importance of ‘International Nurses Day’ The role of the doctor in getting rid of any health related problem cannot be denied, but the success of the doctor is not possible without the service and readiness of the nurse. It is the nurse who serves the patients in every way from giving medicines from time to time. His roles have been very risky during the Corona epidemic. During the dangerous transition period, he worked for 12-12 hours and risked his life to serve the patients. During this, many nurses also lost their lives, but they never got distracted from their sense of duty. That’s why this day has special significance not only for the nurse but also for the patient. Nursing is considered as one of the biggest health profession. It is necessary to be well trained and experienced to take care of the patient through all aspects like physical, mental and social. Today, in the time of corona pandemic, nurses are also playing their role with alacrity and by taking good care of the patients, they are achieving a place in the world and today in this time of covid pandemic, they are giving their services shoulder to shoulder with the doctors. Is.