World Nurse Day 2020 Status
- since 1965 the International Council of Nurses has celebrated this day
- President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaims a Nurses Day but he did not accept it In 1953 Dorothy Sutherland, an official with the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare,
- In January 1974, 12 May was decided to celebrate the day
- the founder of modern nursing. Each year, ICN provides and distributes the International Nurses Day kit
- The kit provides informative and public data materials, for use by nurses everywhere.
- 1998, 8 May was chosen as annual National Student Nurses’ Day.
Started because of :
- International Nurses Day is an international day
- followed around the world on 12 May the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth of each year
- to mark the donations that nurses make to society.
- It will help nurses and the people to celebrate the big day, but also provide data and resources that will help to raise the outline of the profession during the year and bring a new age into the nursing family.
- All around the world, nurses are working tirelessly to give the care and attention people need, whenever and wherever they need it.
World Nurse Day 2020 Statushttps://t.co/J2kvioL98P
International Nurses Day is an international day
followed around the world on 12 May the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth of each year
to mark the donations that nurses make to society.#internationalnurseday #nurses pic.twitter.com/wDeEl6wRjw
— Helo Cherry (@Helo_cherry) May 6, 2020
- In addition, the world’s National Nursing Associations will be organizing local events during the year to celebrate
- the service and demonstrate its different position in the healthcare landscape.
- Holding the Year of the Nurse and Midwife agree with Florence Nightingale’s bicentennial supports the interesting prospect of nurses finally being noticed for all the good they do.
- ICN President Annette Kennedy said she is expecting 2020 to be a momentous year for the profession
- We need next year’s International Nurses Day to highlight that nurses are necessary to the delivery of health care, that nurses are making invaluable participation to the health of people globally