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2023: Accredited Nursing and Midwifery Colleges that offer Degree Programmes in Ghana

2022: Accredited Nursing and Midwifery Colleges that offer Degree Programmes in Ghana
2022: Accredited Nursing and Midwifery Colleges that offer Degree Programmes in Ghana

Ferdinand| EducationGhana |December 11 |2023: Accredited Nursing and Midwifery Colleges that offer Degree Programmes in Ghana

About the Nursing and Midwifery Council

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) is a statutory body whose mandate is derived from part III of the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act 2013 (Act 857).Until the passage of this Act, the Council operated under NRCD 117 of 1972 and the LI 683.

The Council also has a mission to secure in the public interest the highest standard of training and practice in Nursing and Midwifery.

N&MC over the years has proved itself by stepping out efforts to build bilateral relations with our clientele to higher levels through dialogue and periodic visitation to its facilities nationwide.

N&MC closely ensures the availability of qualified nursing and midwifery professionals who would give competent, safe, prompt, and efficient service for client delight.

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Mandate of the Nursing and Midwifery Council

The name of the Council changed from Nurses and Midwives Council of Ghana as provided for in the NRCD 117 of 1972 and LI 683 of 1971. during the year 2013 to the Nursing and Midwifery Council following the enactment of the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act, 2013 (Act 857).

Part Three of the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act, 2013 (Act 857) mandates the council to secure in the public interest the highest standards of training and practice of Nursing and Midwifery. The LI 683 is also being reviewed.

Accredited Nursing and Midwifery Colleges that offer Degree Programmes in Ghana

 

  1. Yamfo College of Health

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The National Accreditation Board (NAB) at its 116th meeting held from 28th to 29th March 2019 approved the grant of institutional accreditation for 3 (three) years to College of Health Yamfo to operate as a tertiary education institution with effect from 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2018.

The Board, in addition, granted a further 5 (five) years of institutional re-accreditation to the College of Health, Yamfo, Sunyani to ensure that student that was enrolled in the institution since 2015 is taken care of. The decision was arrived at after the Board took into consideration all the circumstances surrounding the operation of the institution.

 

2. College of Health and Well-Being, Kintampo

The National Accreditation Board (NAB) of Ghana has accredited the College of Health and Well-Being, Kintampo to run the following Degree programs:

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at its meeting held from 19th to 20th December 2019 has reaffirmed its accreditation for a period of five (5) years with effect from 1st September 2019 to 31st August 2024.

The NAB also stipulates that proposed universities be established as university colleges and be affiliated with already established and accredited universities. For this reason, the College of Health and Well-Being is affiliated with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the University of Cape Coast (UCC).

The implication of this is that the University of Cape Coast and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology shall oversee the growth and academic activities of this College and the respective programs affiliated to them and jointly award the degrees of the College until this College is given the Presidential Charter to award its own degrees. The Charter then gives the College the autonomy to operate as a full-fledged university.

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