Indian-origin nurse Subadhra Devi Rai named for 2015 International Achievement Award


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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Dr Subadhra Devi Rai is a senior lecturer at the School of Health Sciences (Nursing) at Nanyang Polytechnic in Singapore at present.
  4. Dr Subadhra Devi Rai started her career in Singapore where she worked in the intensive care unit following her general nursing training.
  5. 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/Last Modified on: April 3, 2015