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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.

UCT Faculty of Health Science Ebola Seminar: A Summary
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 - 09:15

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Faculty of Health Sciences hosted a short ‘Ebola seminar’ on the 28 October 2014 to assist the Faculty in beginning to develop an appropriate response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and to raise awareness of the epidemic among University of Cape Town staff. Jean Brown was able to attend the seminar and provides a summary of events.

Simon Hurry - leadership
Creating work that matters with Simon Hurry
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 - 11:00

Simon recently joined the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative in hosting a SAPA and SAAPS Pre-Congress workshop at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital on “Leadership: creating work that matters in a 24/7/365 economy”. Here he shared some of the principles that guide his strengths-based approach to workforce management.

Marjorie McIntosh Alumni
Students Awarded the Marjorie McIntosh Postgraduate Bursary in Child Nursing and Midwifery
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 - 10:30

2014 Child and Critical Care Child Nursing students receive the newly-established Marjorie McIntosh Postgraduate Bursary in Child Nursing and Midwifery.

First Africa-wide ‘Journal Club’ for children’s nurses goes live
Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 11:00

The first Africa-wide ‘Journal Club’ to support the professional development of children’s nurses across the continent will launch on Wednesday 25th August 2021. Hosted by the award-winning team at the Harry Crossley Children’s Nursing Development Unit (CNDU) in Cape Town, the event welcomes member groups from 8 hospital sites in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia and Zambia.