With a mission to secure in the public interest the highest standards of training and practice of nursing and midwifery, the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana has received commendations from local and international organizations for working up to expectation.
The three international organizations; the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Accra, the British Council Ghana and the American Embassy in Ghana, in a separate visit gave thumbs up to the Management and Staff of the Council for the initiation and implementation of good policies and infrastructure to train and maintain qualified nursing and midwifery professionals in Ghana.
The National Association of Registered Midwives, Ghana also paid a courtesy call on the Registrar of the Council, Mr. Felix Nyante and expressed their confidence and support for the Council for the institution and implementation of the online licensing exams yet to commence in July this year.
At a Niche 261 project meeting held at the Rev. Veronica Darko conference Hall of the Council, the Ambassador to Ghana of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands His Excellency, Ron Striler commended the Council for partnering CINOP Global to initiate a four year project to commence online licensing examination for nurses and midwives.
He took the opportunity to tour the Council and interact with Staff.
A delegation paid a courtesy call on the Registrar and also to discuss the possibility of the Council and British Council entering into partnership to roll out online CPD programmes for practicing nurses and midwives.
The delegation also took the opportunity to tour the Council and familiarize themselves with the operations of the Council.
Madam Kareen K. Abban, Consul of the Embassy of America in Ghana paid a courtesy call on the Registrar to discuss issues pertaining to the operations of the Council, particularly foreign trained nurses and midwives and foreign and local verification.
The Registrar, Mr. Felix Nyante took her round the facilities at the Council and also to explain how the Council operated.
The leadership of the association paid a courtesy call on the Registrar. The delegation was led by the President of the Association, Hajia Ridhwana Hawa Amoako-Agyei
They pledged their support to the Council in all its efforts to ensure the availability of qualified nursing and midwifery professionals who will give competent, safe, prompt and efficient service for client delight.
The delegation’s visit coincided with the celebration of National chocolate day.