2008 Florence Nightingale International Nurses Day

Prof. Faustino Jerome Babate has announced the hosting of General Santos City of the 2008 Florence Nightingale International Nurses Day Conference on May 11th. This will be the 2nd edition of an important nursing event in the Philippines and it hopes to invite a prominent Australian nurse educator as its keynote speaker.

This year's theme is: Delivering Quality, Serving Communities: Nurses Leading Primary Health Care

Annually, the international nurses day focuses on highlighting the diverse ways in which nurses are working to improve health care. From bedside nursing in hospitals to the halls of the academia, the depth and breadth of the nursing profesison is meeting the expanding health care needs of the Philippine society.