College of Nursing of International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT) celebrates International Nurses Day 2015 on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 with the global nursing community. The celebration reflected on the adopted international theme for 2015: “Nurses: A Force for Change: Care Effective, Cost Effective”
College of Nursing organized a formal program at the IUBAT Conference Room followed by a health assessment program conducted by the students of the College.
His Excellency Mr Benoît-Pierre Laramée, Canadian High Commissioner graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Mr Laramee stated that we must recognize the utmost value of nurses. They are essential to quality healthcare and the closest professionals to the patients.
Canada is providing 20 million dollars to improve nursing and other care in Bangladesh, and we are also proud to support institutional partnerships like the nursing training partnerships between Canadian universities and Bangladesh’s IUBAT. Nurses can lead the way in making Bangladesh healthier. I wish you all a very happy international nurse’s day!
Presided by Prof. Dr M Alimullah Miyan, Vice Chancellor and Founder of IUBAT, Dr. Karen Lund, Canadian Senior Advisor of the College of Nursing offered address of welcome. Speakers on the occasion focused on the necessity of educated nurses to ensure better healthcare management in the best interest of public health in the country.
Chairs, Directors, Coordinators, Faculty members, students and invited healthcare professionals attended in the program. The program was organized by Dr. A S A Masud, Coordinator, IUBAT College of Nursing.