The South Sudan Nursing and Midwifery Conference
Jemima Dennis-Antwi, attended the South Sudan Nursing and Midwifery Conference, 25 November to 1 December 2017 in Juba. Other guests included
- Ms. Susan Otieno, President East, Central and Southern Africa College of Nursing (ECSACON)
- Ms. Yezabnesh Kibie, President Ethiopia Midwives Association
- President, Kenya Nurses Association
- President, Uganda Nurses and Midwives Association
ICM Board Member for Africa (Anglophone) Region Jemima Dennis- Antwi (seated 1st left) with UNFPA South Sudan Representative Esperance Fundira (seated 2nd left) UNFPA Reproductive Health Team, delegation from ECSACON and Uganda
The conference aimed to raise the profile of midwifery and nursing and to advocate for government policy initiatives that will enhance quality of care. Jemima presented at several conference sessions and also participated in side meetings with the Minister of Health, UNFPA, the Chief Nurse/Midwife, parliamentarians and government officials.