The National Executives of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association have embarked on a two week regional working tour of the middle zone regions of the country. The first region visited was Brong Ahafo region where the executives will have a two day working tour.
The GRNA goes to congress in November 2015 to elect new national officers. The event will come off in Accra from the 9th – 13th November 2015. Nominations of candidates for various positions were received from the regions with one region nominating and another region seconding.
The Ghana Registered Nurses Association (GRNA) has honoured Dr Docia Kisseih, first President and Founder of the Association by instituting a lecture series in her memory.
The lecture series, dubbed: "Dr Docia Kisseih Memorial Lectures," has been instituted to celebrate the influence of nurses on health care and also showcase the selfless contribution of the exceptional legends of the nursing profession.
The day is celebrated annually around the world on May 12, to mark the contributions nurses make to society.
In January 1974, May 12, was chosen to celebrate the day as it is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, who is widely considered the founder of modern nursing.