In it National Nursing Daythe Association of Nursing Graduates (ALE) will carry out concentration and open radio in Plaza Congreso and then march to Plaza de Mayodemanding recognition of the professional career for nurses and an increase in salaries, among other demands.
In this context, unions representing health workers, with the support of social organizations, unions, federations, cooperatives and universities, will march from 1 p.m. to the Plaza de los dos Congresos and from 3 p.m. they will move to Plaza de Mayo.
“The nursing workers grouped in different unions, associations, federations, self-convened, students, nursing teachers from different Universities and Tertiary Schools marched today to Plaza de Mayo demanding professional recognition, the vindication of rights and a salary increase for the entire profession throughout Argentine territory,” the organizations said in a joint statement. They also announced that “in this framework too, we are going to demand that the Head of Government of the City of Buenos Aires Jorge Macri join the Hospital Professional Career.” Law 6035″.
For its part, Andrea Ramirez (Nurse at the Ramos Mejía Hospital and president of ALE) indicated that this November marks 5 years since the approval of Law No. 6035 in CABA, which “regulates the salary, working and professional conditions of health personnel, and which marginalized explicitly to nursing”. “In the campaign, Jorge Macri spoke of ‘repairing’ this injustice and in some portals the news spread that he was considering taking this measure. Will the new head of the Buenos Aires government, Jorge Macri, fulfill that commitment to the front line? ”, the reference asked.
As publicly reported, the following are part of the call: The CTA and the CTA-A; the ATE Hospital Group, the Neuquén Nursing Union; the Nursing Union (SITRE); and the National University of Lanús. The Nursing Association of Capital Federal (AECF) will also be present; Self-convoked in CABA Fight, the Trade Union Association of Health Professionals (CICOOP); the Trade Union Federation of Health Professionals (Fesprosa); the Argentine Nursing Federation (FAE) and the Association of Nursing Graduates (ALE).
In Argentina it is commemorated National Nursing Day every November 21 in honor of the founding of the Federation of Catholic Nursing Professional Associations in 1935. The first universities to include it were the National University of the Litoral, which in 1939 created the School of Nurses and the National University of Tucumán, which In 1952 the School of Nursing opened. Today are 61 universities between public and private those that teach it in our country, being the seventh most studied degree, with an enrollment of more than 85 thousand students between public and private universities and an annual growth of 6.5% in the number of enrolled.