Global Nurses Day (IND) is an international day observed around the globe on 12 May (the commemoration of Florence Nightingale’s introduction to the world) of every year, to stamp the commitments that nurses make to society.
The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has praised this day since 1965.
In 1953 Dorothy Sutherland, an authority with the U.S. Division of Health, Education and Welfare, suggested that President Dwight D. Eisenhower declare an “Attendants’ Day”; he didn’t support it.
In January 1974, 12 May was picked to commend the day as it is the commemoration of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the originator of modern nursing. Each year, ICN plans and disperses the International Nurses’ Day Kit. The unit contains instructive and open data materials, for use by medical attendants all over the place.
Starting at 1998, 8 May was assigned as annual National Student Nurses’ Day.
ICN topics for International Nurses Day:
1988 – Safe Motherhood
1989 – School Health
1990 – Nurses and Environment
1991 – Mental Health – Nurses in real life
1992 – Healthy Aging
1993 – Quality, expenses and Nursing
1994 – Healthy Families for Healthy Nation
1995 – Women’s Health: Nurses Pave the Way
1996 – Better Health through Nursing Research
1997 – Healthy Young People = A Brighter Future
1998 – Partnership for Community Health
1999 – Celebrating Nursing’s Past, guaranteeing what’s to come
2000 – Nurses – Always there for you
2001 – Nurses, Always There for You: United Against Violence
2002 – Nurses Always There for You: Caring for Families
2003 – Nurses: Fighting AIDS stigma, working for all
2004 – Nurses: Working with the Poor; Against Poverty
2005 – Nurses for Patients’ Safety: Targeting counterfeit medicines and unsatisfactory prescription
2006 – Safe staffing spares lives
2007 – Positive practice situations: Quality work environments = quality patient consideration
2008 – Delivering Quality, Serving Communities: Nurses Leading Primary Health Care and social consideration
2009 – Delivering Quality, Serving Communities: Nurses Leading Care Innovations
2010 – Delivering Quality, Serving Communities: Nurses Leading Chronic Care
2011 – Closing The Gap: Increasing Access and Equity
2012 – Closing The Gap: From Evidence to Action
2013 – Closing The Gap: Millennium Development Goals
2014 – Nurses: A Force for Change – An imperative asset for wellbeing
2015 – Nurses: A Force for Change: Care Effective, Cost Effective
2016 – Nurses: A Force for Change: Improving Health Systems’ Resilience
2017 – Nurses: A voice to lead – Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
2018 – Nurses A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human right
The Australian Nurse of the Year is declared at a function at one of the state’s capital urban communities. Also, in every one of the Australian states and domains, different nursing functions are led amid the week. Medical caretakers recount the Florence Nightingale Pledge before reporting ‘attendant of the day’.
In 2007, 5000 medical caretakers assembled in Yichun, East China’s Jiangxi Province.
Since 2012, Nurse Jobs Ireland (an Irish attendant enlistment organization) dispatch a weeklong star bono battle to commend nurture on the 6– 12 May each year. This week long festival utilizes computerized stages, for example, Twitter and Facebook to advance the incredible work medical attendants do utilizing the hashtag #CelebrateNurses. The open leave their positive remarks and thanks on the Celebrate Nurses website where they are grouped into a digital book which is partaken in restorative offices all through Ireland.
Every year an administration is held in Westminster Abbey in London. Amid the Service, a representative light is taken from the Nurses’ Chapel in the Abbey and gave starting with one medical attendant then onto the next, thereupon to the Dean, who places it on the High Altar. This implies the death of learning starting with one medical attendant then onto the next. At St Margaret’s Church at East Wellow in Hampshire, where Florence Nightingale is covered, an administration is likewise hung on the Sunday after her birthday.
U.S. also, Canada (National Nursing Week)
The U.S. observes National Nursing Week every year from 6 May to 12 May (the birthday of Florence Nightingale). Canada observes National Nursing Week every year amid the week that incorporates 12 May, which is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. The Canadian Minister of Health instituted National Nursing Week in Canada in 1985.
In the U.S., National Nurses Week was first seen from 11– 16 October 1954 to pay tribute to the 100th commemoration of Florence Nightingale’s main goal to Crimea. President Nixon later declared a “National Nurse Week” in 1974. In 1982, President Reagan marked a proposition formally assigning 6 May as “National Recognition Day for Nurses,” presently known as National Nurses Day or National RN Recognition Day. In 1990, the American Nurses Association (ANA) extended the occasion into the present National Nurses Week celebrated from 6 May to 12 May.
In 1997, in line with the National Student Nurses’ Association, the ANA assigned 8 May as National Student Nurses Day. In 2003, the ANA assigned the Wednesday inside National Nurses Week as National School Nurse Day. The National Association of School Nurses, in any case, asserts that National School Nurse Day has been perceived since 1972.
Singapore observes Nurses Day on 1 August. Back during the 1800s, a flourishing Singapore ended up needing giving better social insurance and restorative administrations to a developing populace. While there were a few emergency clinics, there was an absence of attendants to help the specialists. French nuns from the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus were prepared to move toward becoming medical attendants to satisfy this need, as they were viewed as the main taught European ladies in Singapore who could embrace this test. 1 August 1885 imprints the start of the advancement of nursing in Singapore when these nuns started their nursing obligations in the General Hospital at the Sepoy Lines in the Outram area.
In 2003, after the flare-up of exceedingly infectious SARS, spread from however covered up by China, President Chen Shui-bian visited an emergency clinic on International Nurses Day to express deference for 3 attendants, tainted with SARS and yielded, among other therapeutic work force battling on the bleeding edge. He passes on wishes to medical caretakers for their dedication to obligation of minding and reminded clinic staffs that they ought to embrace severe prudent steps to secure themselves before reaching with patients.
President Tsai Ing-wen, with the Minister of Health and Welfare, goes to International Nurses Day festivity
At 2017 International Nurses Day festivity, the principal female President Tsai Ing-wen conducted a “going of the light” function with pioneers of the Taiwan Union of Nurses Association and the Taiwan Nurses Association. She respects medical attendants perceived for remarkable demonstrable skill and administration just as more than 2,200 attendants at the occasion who has been working for more than 25 years.
President Tsai offered most profound regard and thanks for their commitments to the soundness of individuals in Taiwan, and focused on the administration has obligation to expand benefits accessible to medical attendants and accomplish increasingly sensible medical caretaker to-tolerant proportions and guarantee friendlier work environments. She additionally praises Taiwan’s long convention of furnishing global restorative guide with the investment of attendants and stresses the necessities to cooperate with different nations to share involvement in nursing care. She accentuates the nursing calling’s anxiety for worldwide wellbeing is a common incentive for all nations.