The International Nurses And Midwives Day:
The International Nurses and Midwives Day is celebrated on May 12 every year
- The celebration of International Nurses Day started in 1965 by the International Council of Nurses(ICN).
- This day is the birth anniversary of the famous Florence Nightingale.
- She was an English nurse, social reformer, and statistician. During the Crimean war, she gained fame while serving as a manager and trainer of nurses, being the pillar of modern nursing. She brought a reputation for nursing and became an icon in Victorian culture.
- The theme for this year’s International Nurses Day is Nurses: A Voice to Lead-A Vision for Future Healthcare.