Jan 12, 2019 12:02 Asia/Tehran

Iran has honoured a number of top nurses during a special ceremony held to mark National Nurses' Day in Tehran on Saturday.

Iran Press/Iran news: In a ceremony, on Saturday, with acting Health Minister Saeed Namaki at the venue, the National Nurses' Day was celebrated at IRIB International Conference Center in Tehran.

According to Iran Press, speaking at the ceremony, Iran's acting health minister, Saeed Namaki emphasized the role of nurses in delivering the best healthcare services. 

Today the 5th of the Islamic month of Jamadi al-Awwal is celebrated in the Islamic Republic of Iran as the “Day of the Nurse”, to honor the services to humanity of these paramedics, who strive day and night to ensure the recovery of patients suffering from illness. 101/211