It’s National Nurses Week, and health-care workers around the world are spending it on the front lines caring for patients during an unprecedented time.

Below, find seven photos of nurses at work, from a pediatric nurse with her young patient to a cardiac nurse in Chicago assisting in surgery.

In Tanzania, nurses play a vital role in making a healthy society, helping families thrive. (Frank Kimaro/Jhpiego)
In Tanzania, nurses play a vital role in making a healthy society, helping families thrive. (Frank Kimaro/Jhpiego)
In the Philippines, a pediatric nurse with her playful pediatric patient. (Klienne Eco/Jhpiego)
In the Philippines, a pediatric nurse with her playful pediatric patient. (Klienne Eco/Jhpiego)
In Chicago, cardiac nurses assisting on a robotic assisted coronary artery bypass procedure at the University of Chicago Hospitals. (Danny Diaz/Jhpiego)
In Chicago, cardiac nurses assisting on a robotic assisted coronary artery bypass procedure at the University of Chicago Hospitals. (Danny Diaz/Jhpiego)
In a remote village of West Bengal, India, a government health care nurse measures a child's weight. (Avijit Gosh/Jhpiego)
In a remote village of West Bengal, India, a government health care nurse measures a child's weight. (Avijit Gosh/Jhpiego)
Bonnie Yeh stands with a team of health workers at her facility in Taiwan. (Bonnie Yeh/Jhpiego)
Bonnie Yeh stands with a team of health workers at her facility in Taiwan. (Bonnie Yeh/Jhpiego)
In Zomba, Malawi, at Zomba Central Hospital there are no doctors on staff. Nurses are responsible for nearly all aspects of care. (Lauren Kesler/Jhpiego)
In Zomba, Malawi, at Zomba Central Hospital there are no doctors on staff. Nurses are responsible for nearly all aspects of care. (Lauren Kesler/Jhpiego)
In Liberia, nursing students in Liberia training with their instructor (Erica Troncoso/Jhpiego)
In Liberia, nursing students in Liberia training with their instructor (Erica Troncoso/Jhpiego)

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