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Thursday, 08 April 2021 21:32

CLOSEOUT CONFERENCE FOR NICHE/GHA/261 PROJECT

The Nursing and Midwifery Council today, Thursday, held a closeout and disseminating conference on the NICHE/GHA/261 Project (Online Licensing Examination) at the Council’s head office.

The NICHE/GHA/261 (Online Licensing Examination) for Nurse Assistants, Nurses and Midwives, is a Netherlands (NUFFIC) funded project with CINOP Global and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) as consortium partners. The project was implemented by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

The Council organized the closeout conference to celebrate with its partners and stakeholders, the achievements of the project. This four-year programme (2016- 2020), worth €1,067,250, improved the organizational capacity of the Nursing and Midwifery Council to conduct efficient, effective as well as credible licensing examinations for Nurse Assistants, Nurses and Midwives.

The ceremony was well attended by the project stakeholders as well as by international officials physically and virtually.


The Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana, Mr. Ron Strikker underlined during his remarks that “as the main implementers of the NICHE/GHA/261 Project, it is in no doubt to say that the Council and its partners had done extremely well.

He said that in a context of a highly digitized world with an increasing use of the internet and social media, the use of ICT remains a critical tool in the training and practice of nursing and midwifery.

The Registrar of the Council joyously gave an overview of the project, outlining how the Council sought funding assistance from the Netherlands government through NUFFIC. He paid glowing tribute to Management and Staff of the Council, Project Partners and all those who contributed directly and indirectly towards the successful implementation of the project.

The closeout ceremony received glowing reviews. The Council gained profound acknowledgements and recognition from all its stakeholders.

The conference consisted of several panel discussions that were interactive, informative and encouraged lively participation. Through the various discussions, presentations and reports, it was evident that the project was a success and the attitudes towards the project work were generally positive.

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