Prof. (Dr.) Manju Chhugani, Dean, School of Nursing Sciences and Allied Health has been awarded with the Nursing Excellence Award on the occasion of International Nurses Day by Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI).
The Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI) acknowledges the outstanding and deserving nurses who have shown exemplary work in the field of Nursing Administration, Academics, Research and in Clinical. The award in Nursing Research awarded to Prof. (Dr.) Manju Chhugani has brought in laurel to Jamia Hamdard and Jamia Hamdard feels proud of the phenomenal achievement of Prof. (Dr.) Manju Chhugani
The chief guest of the event organised by Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI was Prof. (Dr.) Roy K George, National President, TNAI and the guest of Honour was Prof (Dr) Bimla Kapoor, Chairperson of National Nursing and Midwifery Bill 2020 and Former Director, SOHS, IGNOU. The other dignitaries present were Mrs. Annie Kumar, Vice President, TNAI, North Region, Mrs. Evelyn P Kannan, Secretary General of TNAI, Dr. L Gopichandran, President, TNAI, Delhi State Branch and Mrs. Shiny Chacko, Secretary, TNAI, Delhi State Branch .
The Nursing Excellence award was presented to Lt. Col. P.S. Sindhu and Mr. Ajo Jose P for excellence in Clinical, Mrs. Suman R. Kashyap for excellent work in Nursing Administration, Dr. Deepika Cecil Khakha in Academics and Prof. (Dr.) Manju Chhugani for exemplary work in Nursing Research.
Nurses’ week is celebrated every year by the nursing professionals from May 6th -12th. May 12th is observed as Nurses Day to commemorate the birthday of the founder of modern nursing- Florence Nightingale. During this week, nurses are honoured for their exemplary work in their profession, by organizing events, seminars, talks related to nursing profession. The theme of the Nurses Day-2022 is ‘Nurses: A voice to lead- Invest in Nursing and respect rights to secure global health’ hereby focussing on the need to protect, support and invest in the nursing profession to strengthen health systems around the world.
TNAI is an apex body of nurses, established in 1908, representing the voice of over five lakh practicing nurses, nurse educators, nurse administrators and nursing students with a network of 33 States and UT branches. Apart from contributing to the national health goals through its programmes and activities, TNAI has ever been safeguarding the socioeconomic welfare of the nurses. First time in the history of TNAI , Delhi branch, has awarded nurses with exemplary work in the field of Nursing on the eve of Nurse’s Day .