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SLNANA Donates Furniture to National School of Midwifery

SLNANA Donates Furniture to National School of Midwifery

The Sierra Leone Nurses Association of North America (SLNANA), a non-profit and non-governmental organization ,on the 9th January ,2019 at the Ola During Children’s Hospital, Fourah Bay Road in Freetown dished out furniture to the Sierra Leone National School of Midwifery.

Started in 2013, SLNANA is a registered and licensed practice which operates as a charitable association with the aim of improving, promoting and supporting optimal healthcare delivery to the people of Sierra Leone by empowering nurses.

According to the President of SLNANA, Christiana Palmer Slowe, she said the objective of the association is to foster quality healthcare delivery, support and improve nursing education through collaboration with the Faculty of Nursing in developing appropriate strategies to meet the demand of the people of Sierra Leone.

She furthered that they help in providing furniture to the Sierra Leone School of Midwifery for Students to be able to carry out their delivery work amicably.

Speaking during the handing over ceremony, the Principal of the Sierra Leone National School of Midwifery, Dr. Juan Shepherded, said that the Midwifery School has a mission to produce competent and multi-skilled midwives who will in turn provide quality and safe reproductive services to pregnant women including the unborn child and neonate throughout pregnancy, right through childbirth and the postnatal period in any setting.

She continued that their aim as midwives is to make sure that they produce skilled birth attendants with the necessary knowledge, correct skill and positive attitude to effectively work in the maternal and child health practice setting at all levels of care especially in the tertiary setting.

Highlighting some of their challenges and whether they’ve been supported by any other development partners (International Partners), Principal Shepherded disclosed that development partners like UNFPA has invested a lot in terms of midwifery education in Sierra Leone, adding that they have supported three midwifery institutions and in terms of logistics including computers, printers, and other materials. UNFPA supported also in human resources and also make available of our students to receive allowances and uniform supplies.

ICAP, SLUDI, and ASA from the United States of America have also supported them in terms of skills training with more than high fidelity management.”Technology models were designed to teach students on how to deliver women, how to take care of pregnant women, “she said.

She concluded by extending gratitude to SLANA for such good will of gesture, adding that even though this is the first time they have supported the school, they will continue to assist them in any future challenges they may face.

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