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Sisters And Covid Warriors: A Big Salute

International Nurses Day is observed to mark the birth anniversary of founder of modern nursing Florence Nightingale. Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised nursing staff , saying their sense of duty, compassion and commitment towards a healthy India is exemplary.

May 12, 2021

Britain's Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, centre, speaks to a patient and staff, during a visit to the Whittington Hospital, on International Nurses' Day, in London.

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Nurses march with torches to demand increases in their salary, professional recognition, and better working conditions in Buenos Aires, Argentina, amid the new coronavirus.

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Nursing and care personnel lay on the floor in the ICU unit, during a demonstration on International Nursing and Care day, at the Mont Legia Hospital in Liege, Belgium. Hospital personnel around Belgium took part in various actions around the country to highlight the work they do and demand better recognition.

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Two nurses greet each other on the occasion of International Nurses Day, during the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in Bikaner.

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Nurses of a Covid hospital offering prayer to mark International Nurses Day, which commemorates the birthday of Florence Nightingale, in Kolkata.

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Nurses pose for a picture on the occasion of International Nurses Day, at NMMC COVID-19 care centre, Navi Mumbai.

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Nurses light candles to pay tribute to Florence Nightingale, on the occasion of International Nurses Day, at the Kilpauk Medical College (KMC) hospital in Chennai.

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Nurses of the Government Civil Hospital hold placards during a protest for salary hike, on International Nurses' Day, in Ahmedabad.

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Nurses take oath on the occasion of International Nurses Day, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in Thane.

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Nurses celebrate International Nurses Day outside the COVID-19 ward of Civil COVID-19 Hospital, in Thane.

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Senior nurses pose for a group photograph after being felicitated on the occasion of International Nurses Day, in Ranchi.

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