Thumbay Hospital – Fujairah marked International Nurses Day 2016 with a lamp-lighting and professional oath renewal ceremony by the nurses on Thursday, the 12th of May 2016. Nurses were also awarded appreciation certificates and other prizes in recognition of outstanding performances.
Dr. Osama Mahmoud Rizk – Medical Director of the hospital inaugurated the Health Awareness Exhibition held in connection with the celebrations. Dr. Mohammed Faisal Parvez – Assistant Administrative Director of the hospital was also present. The exhibition aimed to educate the public on the following:
- Diabetes & hypertension and heart attack
- Antenatal and post natal exercises for pregnant mothers
- Choice of food for healthy mother and baby
- Importance of breast-feeding
- Awareness on communicable diseases
A Cultural Program and Nurses Get-together was organized on Friday, 13th May 2016 as part of the celebrations. The program included Quality and Safety quiz competition as well as games and activities based on team-building and motivation.
Dr. Osama and Dr. Faisal management appreciated the dedication of the nursing team and congratulated Ms. Sudha Vinod – CNO, for organizing the wonderful event to mark Nurses Day.