Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Bloemfontein: The Free State joined South Africa and the world to celebrate International Nurses Day amidst the fight to curb the debilitating effects of Covid-19.
Free State Health MEC Montseng Tsiu and the Head of Department, Dr. Motau, were with 27 Professional Nurses and more that 300 other nurses in 35 sites. They joined Minister Health to observe International Nurses Day 2020 on Zoom. All sites in Free State observed social distancing across the province.
The theme for international nurses day 2020 is “Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Nursing the World to Health”. This theme demonstrates how nurses are central to addressing a wide range of health challenges.