IN commemoration of International Nurses Day, President Hage Geingob praised all nurses for their bravery, commitment, diligence and care for risking their health and lives, especially during the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, to keep the nation healthy.
“As we remember and celebrate International Nurses Day, we pause, reflect, appreciate and celebrate the dedication and devotion of our nurses who deliver healthcare with professionalism,” Geingob said.
International Nurses Day was celebrated under the theme “Nurses: a voice to lead – invest in nursing and respect rights to secure global health” and focused on the need to protect, support and invest in the nursing profession to strengthen health systems.
“We are expressing gratitude in recognition for the significant leadership role and sacrifices nurses make to ensure the health of our nation,” the president added.
The president also expressed his gratitude for the nurses and the sacrifices they make to keep the nation healthy and emphasised that Namibian nurses remain on the frontline of fighting Covid-19 and other life-threatening illnesses, despite the challenges that the pandemic presented.
“Your daily efforts and sacrifices to save Namibian lives are much appreciated and I cannot thank you enough,” he added.
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