Manipal, May 12, 2019: Hephsiba Rani Korlapati, Udupi Deputy Commissioner (DC), told budding nurses to dedicate their work to the cause of humanity and provide their best services to the nation.
“Your contribution to the progress of the entire nation is invaluable,” she said at the ‘International Nurses’ Day’ celebrations organised by Manipal College of Nursing, here on May 11, Saturday. “Nurses are the voice and critical force in times of distress in the healthcare sector,” she added.
Presiding over the function, Poornima Baliga B., Pro Vice-Chancellor - Faculty of Health Sciences, MAHE, lauded the college for conducting various programmes during the week.
She emphasised on team work in healthcare and said that nurses have an important role to play in a healthcare team and their motto should be service to the community.
Various activities, such as a blood donation camp, an awareness programme for mothers of under-five children, a workshop on inter-professional practice and education, etc., were conducted. Kasturi R. Adiga, former Principal of Manipal School of Nursing, Anice George, Dean, MCON, were present.