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THE SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY, UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON (SONM) HOSTED INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM THE NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (NTNU)

The School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Ghana, Legon (SoNM) hosted International Students from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The students comprised of eight (8) Bachelor of Nursing students and two (2) postgraduate Public Health Nursing students who experienced 3 months of clinical placement in Accra, Ghana.

TRANSFORMATIVE SUPERVISION WORKSHOP - 19TH FEBRUARY, 2019

The School of Nursing and Midwifery of the College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana had a workshop on "Transformative Supervision' on the 19th February, 2018. The Workshop was facilitated by Professor Laetitia Rispel, an established researcher in Health Systems and Human Resource for Health from the School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand. She was supported by Dr. Prudence Ditlopo, a Senior Researcher at the School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand.

INTERACTION WITH NURSING LEADERS – AFRICAN REGENT HOTEL, ACCRA (18TH FEBRUARY, 2019)

On the February 18, 2019 and prior to the Transformative Supervision Workshop, Nursing Leaders met and had interactions that was geared at promoting efficient nursing studies and practices. The workshop was slated to be undertaken at School of Nursing and Midwifery Staff lounge, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra on the following day.

SHORT COURSES TO ENHANCE EXCELLENCE IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PRACTICE

The School of Nursing and Midwifery, with approval from Ghana Health Services and Nursing and Midwifery Council just completed a five day short courses which began from the Monday 28th January, 2019 to Friday 1st February, 2019 at the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

GHANA NURSE LEADERS PROGRAM PHASE II

The Ministry of Health through the Ghana Health Service, University of Ghana School of Nursing and Midwifery (UG_SONM), and the New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing have signed a partnership agreement to begin Phase II of the Ghana Nurse Leaders Program (GNLP) which aims at improving nursing and midwifery practice in Ghana as well as empowering nurses and midwives to be agents of change. The 2-year program (1st January, 2019 to 31st December, 2020) will be coordinated jointly by the Acting Dean of the University of School of Nursing and Midwifery, Prof. Lydia Aziato and Ghana Health Service’s Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services, Mrs. Eva Mensah.

PINK OCTOBER: “ALL FOR THE BREAST!!, ALL FOR YOU!!”

Breast cancer is the most occurring cancer in women worldwide and even more severe in developing countries like Ghana. Breast cancer is curable when detected early but very fatal when it advances. The disease is a common cause of hospital admissions and mortality among Ghanaian women. Statistics show that breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women. Every female loves her breast because it is sign of her womanhood. Men and boys are even more fascinated by the breast than the owners themselves. The breast is the source of life, produces the healthiest food for growing children and great source of pleasure to the men. The whole world needs the breast to survive.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MIDWIFERY PROGRAMME

The School of Nursing and Midwifery of the College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana invites applications for admission into the Bachelor of Science in Midwifery programme for the 2018/2019 academic year.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DEAN'S CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION III: "BUILDING A BUSINESS PLAN"

On May 5, 2018, Dr. Lydia Aziato and Dr. Roger Atinga of the School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONM) and the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) respectively facilitated a seminar which was dubbed “BUILDING A BUSINESS PLAN” as part of the Deans Capacity Building Session III.

HIGHLIGHTS OF CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION 1 AND SESSION II:"WRITING A WINNING CV" AND "ELEMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEW"

Two faculty members of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Dr. Lydia Aziato and Dr. Mary Ani-Amponsah facilitated a seminar which was dubbed “WRITING A WINNING CV” on April 14, 2018 at SONM Auditorium.

Ghana Laureate Class of 2018, University of Alberta - Canada, had clinical experience in Ghana.

A group of twelve landed in Ghana three months ago and it certainly does not feel like they have been here for that long, but at the same time it does.