Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), in Abuja..
Minister noted that in the 21st Century with so many changes occurring, Nurses must strive to be partners in all aspects of care: in policy formulation, initiating, planning or implementing changes, maintaining roles as patient’s advocate, and learn additional skills and development of competences, adding that they must be able to invest their time and resources in formal processes of leadership development such as mentorship, volunteerism and advocacy.
He further said that the FMOH would seeking for the support of the National
Association of Nigeria Nurses and midwives (NANNM) in Re-construing and Re-positing of the Nation’s health care system.
He informed that the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari,was committed in Promoting Qualitative Health Care to all Nigerians irrespective of their Socio-economic status, that the slogan in Health Sector is EVERY LIFE COUNTS and the same time, EVERY DEATH WILL ALSO COUNT.
He lauded the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM),
For introducing induction programme for it newly elected officers and He expressed his belief that the new Exco would partner with the FMOH to deliver health care to the people of Nigeria.
In his Welcome address, The National President of National Association of
Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Comrade Alhaji Abdrafiu Alani
Adenij, pledged the association would support the present administration in area of Health Care Service Delivery.
In his Vote of Thanks, Acting General Secretary of NANNM, Comrade Tijain Shettima, appreciated the FMOH for it support for the association, adding the induction course for the newly officers would empower them in carry out their duties.
Akinola Boade (Mrs.)
Director Press & Public Relations,
14th December, 2015.