Covid-19 & International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife 2020

2020: Year of the nurse. The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated 2020 as the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife”, in honour of the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale.

World Suicide Prevention day- September 10

Promotes  worldwide action to prevent suicide. Several events and activities are held country wide to create awareness and prevent premature death. 

World Mental Health day- October 10

Mental Health Day is usually celebrated to raise awareness about mental health issues around he world. 

World Health Day- April 7

The day to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives and remind world leaders of the critical role they play in keeping the world healthy.