International Nurses Day observed on May 12
International Nurses Day is celebrated every year on May 12th to honor the pivotal role played by them in our lives. This day coincides with the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale. The theme of International Nurses Day 2022 is 'Nurses: A Voice to Lead - Invest in Nursing and respect rights to secure global health.'
With challenges, the nursing staff had the crucial role of administering and distributing vaccines and other essential medication throughout this pandemic. There is already a shortage of nurses in the country, and to meet WHO (World Health Organisation) set norms, India needs 4.30 million more nurses by 2024.Even in this highly challenging scenario, the nursing staff continuously deliver highly skilled care to patients.
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Dr. Nandita Mohan
BDS, MDS( Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)