Aquino lauds nursing society for contributions toward advancement of nursing education

November 24, 2012 5:12 am 

MANILA, Nov. 23 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has lauded the academe and the nursing society for their contributions toward the advancement of the standards of nursing education, locally and across the globe.

"The academe creates avenues for intellectual stimulation among the youth, which leads to advancements in our respective professions and to the further empowerment of our nation’s future leaders," the Chief Executive said in his message to the organizers and delegates of the 2nd International Conference of Student Nurses on Friday.

The Cebu Normal University, in cooperation with the Nightingale Student Council and Philippine Nursing Research Society Inc.-Cebu Chapter, is holding on Friday the 2nd International Conference of Student Nurses (2nd ICONS) at the Grand Convention Center in Cebu City with the theme, "Merging Ideas: Promoting Patient Safety through Research."

"We in government look forward to working with an engaged and dedicated collective as our partners in securing the welfare of our countrymen," President Aquino said.

"In this highly competitive milieu, it is crucial that we keep curiosity and passion vibrant in our endeavors, that we may respond efficiently to the dynamic needs of the citizenry," he said.

The President expressed hope that the gathering will enliven the ideals of excellence, integrity, and compassion in each delegate.

"Let us hold each other to highest professional and ethical standards, as we secure the welfare of the Filipino people. I wish you continued success in your undertakings," he said. (PNA)



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