This January 6, not only Three Kings Day is celebrated but also Nurses Day as the workers of this profession are one of the most important pillars in the health sector due to the constant service they provide to the population.
According to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), January 6 as Nurses Day was established in 1931 by José Castro Villagrana, director of the Hospital Juárez de México, to honor all those who do this work. And they all deserve respect. respect of the population.
Members of this sector play a fundamental role in the transition between the population and the recovery of patients, especially because of their role and which was essential during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Those who are part of nursing make simple diagnoses that do not require specific studies, as well as observe the developments that patients have when they visit said health centers.
According to Inegi, 85 out of every 100 nursing professionals are women, there are 43 professionals or specialists, 31 technical and 26 nursing assistants for every 100 people in this occupation.
The average age is 36 years, because 61 out of every 100 nurses are under 40 years old, therefore, nursing is one of the most respected and valued professions by the society in Mexico, especially for the great work that they do in important stages. were done during health emergency.
Therefore, on this 6th January, let’s recognize the work of the men and women who are part of this profession, which is a fundamental foundation for the health sector, from where they take care of citizens who need it.