HRH Princess Muna Al Hussein led a ceremony to honor nurses who worked during the COVID-19 pandemic, on the occasion of International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day. Director General Brig. Yousef Zraiqat noted that the nursing sector has made tremendous efforts in fighting a pandemic that reminded the world that a competent health system is the first line of defense and that medical competencies, foremost of which is nursing, are the key to saving lives, containing epidemics, and preventing their spread.
The President of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Jordan, Rabab Mango, said it was crucial to acknowledge and recognize the heroic and humanitarian contribution of nurses during the pandemic. The Secretary-General of the Jordanian Nursing Council, Hani Nawafleh, praised the nurses who responded to the call of duty with courage and dedication.