International Nurses’ Day celebrated at JSS Hospital

Women’s contribution in nursing profession is immense, says Additional Regional Commissioner Dr M R Ravi

The contribution of women in nursing profession across the world is immense, remarked Additional Regional Commissioner Dr M R Ravi, here on Thursday. He was speaking after inaugurating the International Nurses’ Day celebrations jointly organised by JSS College of Nursing, Department of Nursing, JSS Hospital and JSS School of Nursing at the hospital premises in the city. Dr Ravi pointed out ‘women nurses with their dedicated service have been taking care of patients that reduces stress among patients which impacts effectively on treatment process.

Men also can contribute in the nursing field if they take up the cause wholeheartedly to serve mankind, he added. “It is unfortunate that few of the doctors were running behind pelf, thus ignoring the core objective of their profession,” he regretted. “Nursing is one of noble profession akin to teaching, and a doctor’s main objective is to serve people with more patience.

Nursing care should not get commercialised by ignoring the social responsibility,” he stressed. Professor for Department of Nursing at NIMHANS, Bangaluru Dr K Lalitha emphasizing on the development goals announced by United Nations, said that social responsibility of nurses include eradication of poverty, hunger, ensuring good health and well-being for the overall growth of a nation.

” JSS Hospital Director Dr M D Ravi, JSS Medical Education Director R Mahesh, Principal for JSS School of Nursing S G Shashidhara Kumar, DCNS Janet Mathew and others were present.

Additional Regional Commissioner M R Ravi inaugurating the International Nurses Day celebrations at the JSS Hospital premises on Thursday. As part of the celebrations, s a dance programme was also organised.

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