On the occasion of International Nurses Day (IND), a ceremony was organized by Shifa International Hospital on May 03, 2019 that was attended by a large number of nurses from various hospitals of the twin cities.
Dr. Nausheen Hamid (Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination) was the chief guest on the occasion. She said that Pakistani nurses are now stepping forward even for global competitiveness as they are not only serving the country but some are now employed even in other parts of the world. Government looks forward to support the initiatives to uplift professional development and welfare of nurses, she announced.
Guest of Honor; Group Captain Di Lamb (UK Defense Professor of Nursing) emphasized that Nurses need to value continuing education to improvise professional skills and acumen to adapt to rapidly changing nursing practices globally.
Dr. Manzoor ul Haq Qazi (CEO SIH), Dr. Zeeshan bin Ishtiaque (Medical Director SIH), Mr. Aziz Ahmad Jan (COO SIH), Dr. Monette B. Brombuela (Chief Nursing Officer SIH) and Dr. Raisa Gul (Dean Shifa College of Nursing) also appraised the valued role of nursing in delivering quality and compassionate care to the patients’ communities.