Monday, May 13, 2019
Havana.- The healthcare system of the eastern Cuban province of Ciego de Avila is supported by 2,600 nursing professionals, who play a key role in providing medical care to the local population.
On the occasion of the International Nursing Day, the work they do was highlighted, as they are the majority of the work force in the sector.
Taking into account this trend, authorities highlights the role nurses play in improving the quality of services at different levels.
In addition, the challenge of continuing to improve their performance for the benefit of patients in primary, secondary or tertiary care in the province depends on the accompaniment of all experts in the sector.
The International Nursing Day is celebrated worldwide on May 12, on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who is considered one of the pioneers in the modern practice of that medical specialty.