REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
3rd Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference
12-13 March 2016 London UK
Toward 2020: Celebrating nursing and midwifery leadership
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY
ARC YEAR 4 FIRST LEARNING SESSION JOHANNESBURG
The first learning session of ARC Year 4 was held in Johannesburg South Africa 14-16 July 2015. The eleven countries awarded Year 4 grants attended the learning session: Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania,
Zambia and Zimbabwe. Additionally, representatives from Malawi, Swaziland and Uganda attended a special workshop on viral load testing for HIV.
WOMEN'S HEALTH WORKSHOPS
The first of a three-part series of workshops on women's health was held in the Seychelles in April.
CNMF MENTAL HEALTH LEGISLATION PROJECT
The CNMF has been funded by the Commonwealth Foundation to work with the Seychelles and Botswana Governments in a review of their mental health legislation. The project is a follow on from the 2013 research on mental health legislation across the Commonwealth by Dr Soumitra Pathare from the Indian Centre for Mental Health Law and Policy. A website has been established for the project to keep members and any other interested persons informed of the progress of the project. A copy of the research report is available below.
CHPA 2013 MH Report Summary
CHPA 2013 MH Report
National Mental Health Advisory Committee Seychelles
National Mental Health Advisory Committee Botswana
CAPACITY BUILDING FOR NURSE MANAGERS IN SEYCHELLES
In April 2015 the CNMF commenced a series of workshops for nurse managers in Seychelles to increase their capacity as future leaders of nursing in Seychelles. The program covers such topics as leadership, workplace health and safety, communication, research, team building, quality, and documentation.