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Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative
A nurse-led academic initiative in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Cape Town, situated at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town. Our core work is Building Children's Nursing in Africa for Africa.
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Saturday, 7 December 2019
Reaching out to work with nurses in neonatal and paediatric services at Rundu State Hospital in northern Namibia

In June 2019, four Master of Nursing in Child Nursing students travelled to Namibia on an outreach programme to the paediatric and neonatal service at Rundu State Hospital. The group, Akua Dwomoh Boateng, Ireen Muleya, Winnie Njuguna and Jabulani Kgasapane, brought knowledge and skills acquired in thier clinical master’s programme as well as their combined experience from four African countries. The nursing team in Namibia was led by Beatrix Callard, a fellow programme graduate, who now heads the neonatal nursing service at Windhoek Central. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 22:45
Launch of our UCT open access Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines

We are delighted to announce the launch of our evidence-based practice guidelines (EBPGs) as an UCT open access resource. Follow this link - https://bit.ly/2HiIvY3 - to see last year’s Master of Nursing (Child Nursing) graduates’ poster presentations of their EBPGs. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 - 13:15
Interviews from the recent Building Children's Nursing for Africa conference

At the recent Building Children's Nursing for Africa conference, some of the Masters in Child Nursing students got to work interviewing some of the plenary speakers and the delegates. Click down to read more. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 13 May 2019 - 22:45
A programme living up to its promise

When asked about her recent visit to Cape Town at the invitation of the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative, the response of Yevonnie Chauraya is nothing but positive. Yevonnie Chauraya, university nursing lecturer from Zimbabwe,  joined the UCT based team of child nurse educators for a three-week internship from January to  February 2019. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 10 May 2019 - 22:15

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