The Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative is 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, South Africa. We work with interdisciplinary colleagues from both academic and clinical settings to strengthen the practice of children's nursing across Sub-Saharan Africa.
In 2006, CNPDI commenced with a task to re-establish children’s nursing training at the University of Cape Town (UCT). This brief has been fulfilled and CNPDI’s scope of activity has broadened to a point where we are now a leading partner building the children’s nursing workforce in Africa.
We are Building Children’s Nursing for Africa in Africa by: