At a visit by the Hon. Minister of Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu, he noted that the Governing Board had a mandate to secure in the public interest the highest standards of training and practice of nursing and midwifery, and to, among others, protect the interest of the country in matters relating to health.
Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu urged the members of the 14th Governing Board to be firm and ensure that all nurses and midwives operated efficiently and within the confines of the law and code of professional conduct. He advised the members to identify and analyse challenges confronting nursing and midwifery practice in Ghana and to submit proposals to his Ministry for consideration.
The Minister commended the Council for its transformational policies, particularly on the introduction of the online licensing examination for nurses and midwives.
The Chairperson of the new Governing Board, Rev. Mina Darko on behalf of the members pledged that the Board would work diligently in order to uphold the good image of the nursing and midwifery profession in the country.
She also pledged the commitment of the Board to chart a progressive course by serving the interests of Staff and clients.