Florence Nightingale Current Affairs - 2020

May 12: International Nurse Day

Every year, May 12 is commemorated as International Nurse Day. The birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale is celebrated as the International Nurse Day. This year the day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Nurses: A Voice to lead-Nursing the World to Health the International Council of Nurses lead the celebration of the International Nurse Day Read More…

2020 Designated as “Year of Nurse and Midwife”

In the honor of 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the World Health Organization designated the year 2020 as the “Year of Nurse and Midwife”. Highlights This year, WHO is to focus on nursing and midwifery in order to achieve Universal Health Coverage. The organization is leading the development of “World Nursing Report” that is Read More…

International Nurse’s Day observed on May 12

International Nurses Day was observed globally on 12 May 2019. It is celebrated every year on birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the foundational philosopher of modern nursing. About International Nurses Day Background: The first proposal for Nurses Day was made in 1953, by an officer with US Department of Health, Education and Welfare Dorothy Sutherland Read More…