Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
In honor of International Nurses Day 2015, the Medical Services Department of the Directorate General of Finance and Services at Abu Dhabi Police organized celebrations to honor the importance of the nursing profession, and to recognize their essential role in coordinating amongst the physicians, patients, and departments of the hospitals. The celebration, highlighting the nursing profession as the cornerstone of efficiency for hospitals and health centers, honored the nurses for ultimately furthering the policy and strategy of the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) through their provision of services to staff members and their families.
Colonel Jassim Mohamed Al Tunaiji, Director of the Medical Services Department at Abu Dhabi Police, explained that the day medical program additionally included spreading awareness about the oral and dental health for the examiners in the medical service clinics. He also described the films that were shown, which explained the best ways to use toothbrushes and how to choose the most appropriate type. Participants additionally received medical tests that included measuring height and weight, and determining blood types.
A nutritionist from the Medical Services Department provided participants with information regarding integrated nutrition and accredited medical methods in the field. She additionally reviewed the ways to fight against infections and how to wash hands according the health requirements.
It is worth noting that the Medical Services Department benefits from medical days and events such as International Nurses Day, which was launched on 1965 to deliver a humanitarian message and to improve the participation and development of health care systems.
The world annually celebrates the International Nurses Day on 12 May in memory of Florence Nightingale, a pioneer nurse who established the features of modern day nursing.
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