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Health minister for strengthening nursing, midwifery professions in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination (NHSR&C) Aamer Mehmood Kiani has stressed for strengthening nursing and midwifery professions in Pakistan. "Universal health coverage is priority of the government and this cannot be achieved without well trained and motivated nursing and midwifery work force," said while chairing a meeting at NHSR&C to devise a road map to strengthen nursing and midwifery profession in Pakistan. He said the country was facing extreme shortage…

Pakistan Nursing Council launches online pre-registration system

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Nursing Council on Wednesday launched the online pre-registration system. The step was taken on the directives on Minister National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar. The system will computerise and secure the data of nursing students taking admissions in more than five hundred nursing schools and colleges. This will help the PNC to keep check on sanctioned induction limit allotted to these nursing schools and colleges, and also cope with the bogus enrollments made by the institutions. This…