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International Nurses Day: Indian Australian nurses recall their fight against COVID-19

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Indian Australian Nurses

Nurses a voice to lead, a vision for the future of health care: Theme of International Nurses Day 2022 Source: Jatinder Bhagat, Florence Singh


Published 12 May 2022 at 11:35am
By SBS Hindi
Presented by Phebyn Joseph
Source: SBS

This podcast by SBS Hindi examines the challenges and obstacles faced by Indian Australian nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Published 12 May 2022 at 11:35am
By SBS Hindi
Presented by Phebyn Joseph
Source: SBS


Highlights
  • International Nurses Day is celebrated on 12 May, the birth anniversary of the founder of modern nursing Florence Nightingale
  • International Council of Nurses (ICN) reports that almost 2000 nurses have died worldwide in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic
  • According to a survey conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 33 per cent of nurses working in Australian hospitals are born overseas
  • A report by Health Workforce Australia estimates that by 2025, there will be a shortage of almost 100,000 nurses in the Australian workforce
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