March, 28 - 30 2017 saw the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative, in collaboration with the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital (Western Cape Government) hold the third biennial Building Children's Nursing for Africa conference. This year the theme was "Pillars of Practice'.
Ms Lenah Menyatso, Head of the Department of Child Nursing at the Bamalete Lutheran School of Nursing was joined by lecturer Ms Kelebonye Johane, an alumnus of the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative, and Ms Rita Tumotumo from the Ministry of Health in Botswana at UCT for a week of valuable information exchange.
Two paediatric nurses from Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana, spent a month at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital looking at how children with cancer are cared for.
Interview with Belinda Chideme August 18th 2016
Registered paediatric nurse and Named Nurse Safeguarding Children and Young People, St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust– Acute Services. London, UK
Visiting clinical lecturer on the Masters in Nursing (Child Nursing) programme.