Year of the Nurse 2020 and Covid‑19: Opportunities to Support Nurses as Heroes of Health Care

Zahra Borzabadi Farahani, Nazi Nejat


Dear editor, The authors are members of the nursing faculty and as nurses’ educators are concerned with the nursing profession and have a responsibility to strive to promote the profession. The World Health Organization had declared 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse. This is a unique opportunity to recognize and showcase the work and contributions of nurses to the health system more broadly. Moreover, by the onset of COVID‑ 19 pandemic, the role of nurses has been thrown into sharp relief. However, they confront with many challenges under the shadow of COVID‑19......

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