Indian-origin nurse Subadhra Devi Rai named for 2015 International Achievement Award [ Current Affairs ]
Dr Subadhra Devi Rai Indian-origin Singaporean nurse selected for International Achievement Award by the Florence Nightingale International Foundation (FNIF) of the International Council of Nurses.
- Devi Rai was nominated for the award for her work in the healthcare sector of women and refugees and will receive the award on 21 June 2015 at a conference in Seoul.
- Dr Subadhra Devi Rai is 51-year-old and she became the first Singaporean to get the prestigious biennial prize since its introduction in 1999.
- Dr Subadhra Devi Rai is a senior lecturer at the School of Health Sciences (Nursing) at Nanyang Polytechnic in Singapore at present.
- Dr Subadhra Devi Rai started her career in Singapore where she worked in the intensive care unit following her general nursing training.
- In 1997, Dr Subadhra Devi Rai began to focus on health issues concerning women and refugees in 1997 during her time in Canada’s Edmonton Centre for Survivors of Torture and Trauma.
- Published on: April 3, 2015