Nursing Current Affairs, GK & News

Florence Nightingale Award

The President of India conferred the National Florence Nightingale Award to the nursing personnel on December 5th. The award is a recognition of meritorious service conferred to individuals in the nursing profession. The President termed the profession as ‘symbol of seva, shushrusha and karuna’.  He also called them the ‘face of healthcare service’. The President ..

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94th Raising Day of Military Nursing Service

The 94th Raising Day of the Military Nursing Service (MNS) has celebrated on 1st of October 2019. The MNS is the only all women corps in the Armed Forces. It came into existence on 28th March 28 1888 with the arrival of first batch of 10 qualified British Nurses in Bombay, to organize nursing in ..

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2019 edition of International Nurses Day (IND)

The International Nurses Day (IND) is celebrated around the world on 12 May to highlight the importance of nurses’ role in providing the best healthcare services. The day also observes the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, who was also known as ‘The Lady with the Lamp’. She was famous as manager and trainer of nurses ..

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India signs Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) in nursing with Singapore

India has recently signed Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) in nursing with Singapore which would allow nurses trained in seven nursing institutions across India to gain employment in the South-East Asian country. MRAs pave the way for recognition of the professional bodies of one country by the other. Regulatory bodies of various professional services like engineering, ..

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2018 International Nurses Day (IND)

The International Nurses Day (IND) is celebrated every year across the world on May 12 to mark the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The day is also mark to recognize the strong commitment, compassion and dedication that nurses display in the practice of their profession. The 2018 theme is – ..

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