Kohima, May 12 (NEx): On International Nurse’s Day, today, May 12, 2021, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom along with others expressed gratitude to the nursing staff.
The International Nurses and Midwives Day is celebrated every year on May 12 globally to appreciate the Nurses’ efforts. This day is also marked as the anniversary of Florence Nightingale, founder of modern nursing.
The Prime Minister in a tweet said, ‘International Nurses Day is a day to express gratitude to the hardworking nursing staff, who is at the forefront of fighting COVID-19. Their sense of duty, compassion and commitment towards a healthy India is exemplary’, Modi said.
The Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio said that Nurses are integral part of the healthcare system and amid the #COVID19 pandemic, they continue to work tirelessly with dedication & perseverance.
‘On International Nurses Day we salute their contribution for the welfare of the society & commend their altruistic spirit, Rio tweeted.
Health Minister of Nagaland, S Pangnyu Phom on International Nurse’s Day saluted the nurses posted in all corners of the state and acknowledged their selfless service and acts, working continuous shifts despite risks to their own health and well being especially as we face the current pandemic.
Pangnyu thanked and acknowledged their enormous contribution to our health-care community which has enabled the state to continue and keep up our fight against COVID-19.
‘It is not only this day but their tireless hard work and continued service deserve our gratitude every single day. May God bless you all, Pangnyu tweeted.