Monday 22 May 2017

Desh Bhagat University Celebrated International Nurses Day

Faculty of Nursing at Desh Bhagat amongst Top Nursing Colleges in Punjab celebrated International Nurses Day with great fervour. A special function was organized to mark the day. University Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh inaugurated the event. Speaking on the occasion, he said that International Nurses Day is marked every year to celebrate the contributions to society and medical care made by nurses around the world.

 The date was chosen as Florence Nightingale's birth anniversary – to celebrate the 'lady with the lamp' who nursed wounded soldiers during the Crimean War, and whose progressive ideas and reforms influenced the nature of modern-day nursing. He appreciated the initiative taken by the nursing students.

 A health awareness programme was arranged by the Nursing students at DBU, top rank university in Punjab. Giving more details about it, Director Faculty of Nursing Dr. Ramandeep Dhillon said that nursing students took part in different activities. The students organised a door to door campaign to create awareness among people regarding Drugs, Diabetes, Cancer, Epilepsy and other different diseases. The students distributed pictorial pamphlets to spread awareness among school students, local residents and surrounding areas of Amloh and Fatehgarh Sahib.

 The students also urged the people to keep their surroundings clean and green and grow maximum number of trees. At campus, students presented a colourful cultural programme and also performed a role play on Nursing profession.

Later, the students who had made excellent performance in events like awareness activities, quiz contest, poster making, speech contest and other competitions were honoured. Vice-Chancellor Dr. Virinder Singh also appreciated the move and said that such programmes are very helpful for the people, especially for the rural area people who will get to know more information and they would take precautions as it is well said and accepted that Precaution is Better than Cure. Vice Principal Deepak Shandilya, Faculty and staff members of nursing was also present on the occasion.

Desh Bhagat University is among top nursing colleges in Punjab and North India, offering highly sought after nursing courses like B.Sc Nursing, Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM), General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM), M.Sc. Nursing, and Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing.


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