This year on May 12, the International Nurses and Midwives Day is being observed worldwide. This day is celebrated across the world in order to say thanks to nurses. The day marks the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, who is the founder. This year, the International Nurses day is of more importance because it is the 200th anniversary of the founder of modern nursing.




With the ongoing situation of Covid-19 pandemic, the nurses are playing a very important role in taking care of people irrespective of boundaries. Therefore, in order to express gratitude for their efforts, send them wishes, images and quotes.

International Nurses day 2020 theme

International Council of Nurses theme for International Nurses Day 2020 is ‘Nurses: A Voice to Lead- Nursing the World to Health’. It demonstrates how nurses are central to addressing a wide range of health challenges.

International Nurses day 2020 Importance

As this year is the 200th anniversary of Nightingale’s birth. It marks the importance of this celebration from the last 200 years.

Some images on International Nurses Day 2020

International Nurses Day 2020

See how the world is thanking nurses on International Nurses Day 2020

Here is a tweet from All India Mahila Congress

Today is the 200th Birth Anniversary of Florence Nightingale – Founder of modern nursing.

There is no better time that to express our gratitude towards our Nurses, who are protecting us during

Here’s a BIG thank you from team Mahila Congress🙏

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“The greatest privilege of a human life is to become a midwife to the awakening of the Soul in another person”-Plato
“In all cultures, the midwife’s place is on the threshold of life, where intense human emotions, fear, hope, longing, triumph, and incredible physical power-enable a new human being to emerge. Her vocation is unique”-Sheila Kitzinger
“It’s not just the making of babies, but the making of mothers that midwives see as the miracle of birth”-Barbara Katz Rothman
“Speak tenderly; let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of your greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don’t only give your care, but give your heart as well”-Mother Teresa
“I am just one of many many thousands of midwives, who are devoted to saving lives gently”-Robin Lim
“If we want to find safe alternatives to obstetrics, we must rediscover midwifery. To rediscover midwifery is the same as giving back childbirth to women. And imagine the future if surgical teams were at the service of the midwives and the women instead of controlling them”-Michel Odent

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