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India’s nurses make up around half of its active healthcare workforce, which was estimated at 3.04 million in 2017-2018 by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)

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Ministry of Health | nurse | labor conditions


Shiva Rajora |
New Delhi



In line with the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Strategy on “Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030”, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has published at earlier this month draft guidelines aimed at improving the working conditions of all categories of nurses in all health facilities across India. The WHO global strategy calls for a safe and healthy working environment for nurses to ensure quality nursing care.


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First published: Wednesday, August 17, 2022. 8:09 PM IST