• The ‘Nightingale Challenge’ launched at UGMC

    The ‘Nightingale Challenge’ launched at UGMC

    Twenty-One (21) Nursing staff of the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC), have undergone a leadership training programme as part of their preparations towards the ‘Nursing Now Nightingale Challenge’. The training was done by the Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services, Mrs. Judith Asiamah.

    Mrs. Asiamah stated that the ‘Nightingale Challenge’ was a global movement with the main goal of equipping and empowering the next generation of nurses and midwives as leaders, practitioners and advocates of health. She indicated that the Movement had set a target of training a minimum of 20,000 nurses aged 35 years and under in at least 1,000 organizations worldwide. She added that at UGMC, the Directorate of Nursing and Midwifery Services was very excited to be part of the exercise and considered it as an opportunity to invest in young nurses and midwives to enable them to become pro-active leaders, find creative solutions and become more efficient at the workplace  to improve patient care after the acquisition of their nursing licenses.
    “The Challenge will help nurses at UGMC and other nurses from all works of life to gain recognition and also raise the status and profile of nursing,” Mrs. Asiamah said.

    The selected nurses for the Nightingale Challenge at UGMC are as follows:

    ACKUN HENRY

    PRINCESS D. TSADIDEY

    BISMARK ADU – ANYANG

    JUDITH EDUAMAH EKYEM

    VICTORIA T. ADJETEY

    MAXMILLIANA DARTEY

    RITA MENSAH BENYIN

    ANITA TWUMWAA OWUSU

    CELESTINA OPOKU MENSAH

    PRISCILLA ABOAGYE

    KRIS E. GBONGBO

    SARAH EDZIFUL

    SHERIFA DARIBA

    VERA SENYAGBETOR

    RAMATU ADAMS

    JENNEH YANKEY

    ERNESTINA BOADU

    AYE SOLOMON

    DAVID OSAFO

    JULIET ALLOTEY

    JUDITH ASIAMAH

    The training programme was held on March 12, 2020.

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