Tree Top Hospital, the private hospital established in the reclaimed suburb, Hulhumale’ has recognized the work of nurses on the occasion of the World Health Day, celebrated on April 7 every year.
This year’s theme was “Year of the Nurse and Midwife”. The World Health Organization dedicated this year’s theme to recognize and recall the role of nurses and midwives in maintaining the health and wellbeing of the community.
Tree Hospital awarded Florence Nightingale award on the occasion of this year's World Health Day. Florence Nightingale is known as the pioneer of modern nursing. The recognition has been awarded across the globe since 1997 to recognize the work of nurses by commemorating the work of Florence Nightingale.
Tree Top Hospital awards the medal of Florence Nightingale to a selected nurse in each year. This year’s award was attained by Marc Bravo - a nurse who has been working in the emergency department of the hospital. The award was handed over to Marc at a ceremony held to celebrate the anniversary of the hospital on April 6.
On the occasion of the World Health Day, Tree Top Hospital’s Director of Nursing Department Dr Rene Ransburg sent greetings to all the nurses and midwives of the hospitals and the world. He appreciated the humanitarian work being done by the nurses and midwives.