Dr Alison Earley
International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.
The theme for 2022 is ‘Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Invest in Nursing and respect rights to secure global health‘
Working in neonatal care in Cameroon, Liberia and Uganda it is very obvious just how crucial good nurses are to the survival of all babies, but especially those who are premature or unwell.
We have also found ‘voices to lead’ among the nurses with whom we have worked, and seen their dedication and abilities.
Felicia is a nurse working in an isolated rural setting in Adamawa Region, one of the Regions in the North of Cameroon which has very high perinatal mortality.