International Nurses Day

Question: When is the International Nurses Day celebrated?
(a) May 1
(b) May 7
(c) May 10
(d) May 12
Answer: (d)
Related facts:

  • International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on 12th May every year on the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale.
  • The theme for 2019 International Nurses Day 2019 is – Nurses – A Voice to Lead – Health for All.
  • It is organised every year by the International Council of Nurses (ICN) since 1965. The day celebrates the contribution that nurses make to societies around the world.
  • Florence Nightingale was born on 12 May in 1820. She is said to be the foundational philosopher of the modern nursing.
  • International Council of Nurses established the day in 1974 for highlighting the importance of nurse’s role in providing the best healthcare services.


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