NEHAWU International Nurses Day Commemoration

NEHAWU International Nurses Day Commemoration Thelle Mogoerane Hospital

Video Source: SABC News Youtube Channel

Monday May 06, 2024

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] as a union organising in the healthcare sector will join millions of nurses across the world in celebrating the International Nurses Day which is celebrated annually.

NEHAWU will host an International Nurses Day celebration on Friday, 10th May under the theme “NHI now to free nurses of the psychosocial traumas of the two tier healthcare system".

The aim of the celebration is to recognise and appreciate the critical role of nurses as the backbone of the healthcare system and the important role they play in promoting health and wellbeing of our people.

Equally, the celebration will focus on the conditions within which nurses’ work under as primary caregivers, the role of nurses in the roll-out of the National Health Insurance [NHI] at the critical point of medical care and the transformation of the nursing fraternity.

The event will be addressed by Speakers from the following organisations:

Details of the International Nurses Day Celebration: Date: Friday May 10, 2024 Time: 10H00 Venue: Thelle Mogoerane Regional Hospital

Organisation Speaker
NEHAWU President Cde Mike Shingange
Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla
South African Nursing Council -
Gauteng Department of Health MEC Nomantu Ralehoko
Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council [PSCBC] -

Issued by NEHAWU Secretariat
Zola Saphetha (General Secretary) at 082 558 5968;
December Mavuso (Deputy General Secretary) at 082 558 5969;
Lwazi Nkolonzi (NEHAWU National Spokesperson) at 081 558 2335 or email:

Full Video of the Commemoration

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