Is the Kenyan nurse ‘The Pied piper of Hamelin’ of today? This might be passed as a fair judgment in this writer’s view. The year 2020 is the year of the nurse/midwife. The National steering committee has set out on four key thematic areas under the acronym REER: -Remember the Nurse/Midwife -Embrace the Nurse/Midwife -Empower