International Nurses Day 2023: During the Corona period, when people all over the world were suffering due to the virus, the role of nurses along with doctors became very important. During the Kovid crisis, health workers became Corona Warriors and kept protecting us from this virus. Nurses along with the doctors served the people day and night. As important as a doctor is in the health of any patient, equally important is the role of a nurse. The nurse takes care of the sick. A doctor cannot stay with a patient for the whole day. The nurse monitors the patient’s condition. International Nurses Day is celebrated every year around the world to honor this service spirit of nurses and to appreciate their contribution. Let us know when and how the celebration of Nurses Day started? Learn here the theme, importance and history of International Nurses Day.
When is Nurses Day celebrated?
Nurses Day is celebrated every year on 12th May. Celebrating this day started from January 1974. However, later Nurses Day started being celebrated in May. There is a special reason behind this.
Why celebrate Nurses Day only on 12th May
Actually, Nurses Day is dedicated to Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. That’s why we celebrate this day on 12th May. Florence Nightingale was born on May 12. It was he who started the Nobel Nursing Service.
How did the celebration of Nurses Day begin?
The International Council of Nurses had announced to celebrate International Nurses Day in 1974. During that time, the work of distributing kits to nurses was done by the International Council of Nurses. While there, he used to look after things related to the work of nurses.
nurses day 2023 theme
International Council of Nurses celebrates International Nurses Day every year on a special theme. The theme of Nurses Day 2023 is ‘Our Nurses, Our Future’. It means, our nurses, our future.