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Mr Mmusetsi Mokwatsi
Pioneering for the Northern Cape
Thu, 25 Aug 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
Wed, 22 Jun 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
Wed, 25 May 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: We Say Goodbye to a Champion for Children's Nursing
Wed, 25 May 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
Tue, 03 May 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. 

Educators Visit from Kamuzu College of Nursing, Malawi
Thu, 03 Mar 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 what it takes to be a Marjorie McIntosh Postgraduate Bursary Recipient
Tue, 15 Sep 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.

Setting Research Priorities for a Healthier Africa: Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research in Southern and Eastern Africa.
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 - 11:15

Associate Professor Minette Coetzee visits Nairobi, Kenya, to attend a midwifery and nursing, leadership summit  for setting clinical research priorities to improve health care provision in Africa.

I am seeing where I fit
“I am seeing where I fit into the picture”: Five future doctors receive orientation to the world of paediatric nursing.
Tue, 11 Aug 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.

Establishing and supporting locally-based, paediatric nurse training programmes in Uganda.
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 - 14:15

Associate Professor Minette Coetzee visits with nurse leaders in Kampala, Uganda, to further explore with them the region’s support needs for postgraduate paediatric nurse training.

A time of refinement and evaluation for the new Masters in Children's Nursing Programme
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 - 14:15

Professor Jean Johnson, the founding Dean of the School of Nursing at the George Washington University (GWU), visits with the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative to begin assisting in what is to be an extensive refinement and evaluation process for the new Professional Masters in Child Nursing Programme.

2014 postgraduate students final results
Final results out for 2014 Child and Critical Care Child nursing students!
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 - 15:00

There was much celebration and happy relief among the postgraduate child and critical care child nursing students last week with the release of their final (preliminary) results.