May 13, 2021

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.

Source : FirstPost