The scientific workshop organized by NANNM under the Education, Standards & Research Committee kicked off fully yesterday the 1st of August 2017 with the theme:
CHALLENGES OF TODAY'S NURSING,HEALTH CARE RESOURCES, HEALTH ORGANIZATION AND POLITICAL WILL
In the course of the program, dignitaries, participants and presenters who attended the event all attested that the theme: CHALLENGES OF TODAY'S NURSING,HEALTH CARE RESOURCES, HEALTH ORGANIZATION AND POLITICAL WILL was quite apt, timely and contemporary.
The occasion was chaired by Dr Mrs Monica Okom, while Keynote speaker was Dr Mrs Comfort Ekanem and in attendance were the following:
. Hon. Dr Ekpo Ekpo Bassey (chairman House Committee on Health, CRSHA),
. Hon.(chief)Jo obi Bisong (SSA on Environment, Political Reconciliation & Reintegration),
. Prof. Idongesit Akpabio,
. Dr. Ekpoanwan Essien Umo,
. Comrade John Ushie Chairman NLC CRS,
. Comrade Edim Oyongha- chairman PSNC( labour),
. Chief Ita Ayi (Secretary NLC),
. Comrade Ben Ukpebi- chairman MHWUN CRSC,
. Elder Omini- Director of Administration MOH, Ledu
. Comrade Mike Arikpo, former 3rd National V.P NANNM,
. Rep of the Hon. Commissioner. for Health,
. member of the Board of SON- Dr. Meg Opia,
. Representative of the HNS, UCTH- Mrs Arit Bassey,
. HNS FNPH Calabar- Mr Usang Usang,
. HNS- GHC- Ako Edemekong, HNS- C.H .Oban
. and Members of the NANNM SAC/SEC.
Some of the papers presented include:
(1) Leadership in Nursing Management, Education and practice, a panacea for enhancing nursing profession.
(2) Nursing workforce the current situation and the way forward.
(3) The role of a nurse- midwive in reduction of maternal and child morbidity/mortality in CRS.
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