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'Pillars of Practice' - the third biennial Building Children's Nursing for Africa Conference
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 14:00

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'. 

Building children’s nursing in Botswana
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 12:30

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.

Letitia Amengor (far right) and Faustina Amoako (left) with current Post Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing student Lydia Owusa Ansah from Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana (centre). 
Building on Relationships in Ghana and improving children’s cancer care  
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 10:30

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.

Belinda Chideme
An interview with Belinda Chideme
Monday, September 5, 2016 - 18:00

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.

Mr Mmusetsi Mokwatsi
Pioneering for the Northern Cape
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 09:15

The pioneering nurses on our the new Masters in Nursing (Child Nursing) are already on their way to becoming Africa's first Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioners.

Read about the work of the programme in The Lancet Global Health
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:30

An article co-authored by Minette Coetzee, Neil H McKerrow, Angela Chimwaza, Natasha North and Stephanie Sieberhagen has been published in the July edition of The Lancet Global Health.

Angela Leonard attends Commonwealth Nursing Conference
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 16:00

Angela Leonard attended the 3rd Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference in the UK in March.

Thank you Mrs Roodt
Mrs Sandra Roodt retires
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 11:30

Mrs Sandra Roodt, Head of Nursing at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, retired at the end of May 2016.  Mrs Roodt was appointed as Head of Nursing in 2006. At a celebration tea on May 18th, Mrs Roodt was presented with a certificate in recognition for her advocacy and support for children’s nursing training and practice. 

Lydia Ssenyonga
Celebrating Africa Day
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 13:30

CNPDI were delighted to welcome back alumnus and friend Lydia Ssenyonga in April. Lydia tells us about what her time at CNPDI has meant to her, and shares her hopes for the future of children's nursing in Uganda. 

Visit from educators from Kamuzu College of Nursing, Malawi
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 12:00

Educational internship as child nursing training moves to the next stage in Malawi

"I am glad that I took this step": Debra Mbambo shares on what it takes to be a Marjorie McIntosh Postgraduate Bursary recipient...
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 09:45

We recently caught up with Sr Debra Mbambo about her postgraduate studies in Critical Care Children's nursing and what it means to her to be one of two recipients of the Marjorie McIntosh Postgraduate Bursary in Child Nursing and Midwifery for 2015.

“I am seeing where I fit into the picture”: Five future doctors receive orientation to the world of paediatric nursing.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 14:15

The Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative hosts five Medical students for a Short Study Module (SSM) on African healthcare, paediatric nursing in Africa, the work of the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative and principles of Family Centred Care.

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