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Semester assessments for nurses and midwives will be the new norm

Continuation of part 1. It would be benefitial to first read part 1 As part of the on-going reforms highlighted in Mrs Kataha’s speech, unmeb has embarked on a semester-based system of assessing nurses and midwives, in sharp contrast to what has been the practice – 12monthly reviews or promotional system of assessing trainees. According […]

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The nursing and midwifery profession in Uganda is changing

On the 1st March 2018, the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination Board (unmeb), an outfit under the education ministry that examines training certificate and diploma nurses and midwives, released results of it’s 24th series of State Final exams conducted 6th – 10th November 2017. In attendence were officials from the unmeb, permanent secretaries and representatives […]

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Unmeb’s list of newly licenced nursing and midwifery schools

The nursing and midwifery profession in Uganda (and East Africa) began with Mrs Catherine Cook, wife to Sir Albert Cook, training 8 enrolled midwives in 1917, and enrolled nurses in 1928 at Mengo Hospital. In later years, more programmes were introduced: Registered Midwifery in 1976, Registered Nursing in 1979 and Enrolled Comprehensive Nursing in 2006, […]

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What unmebs calendar is like till August 2018

After concluding promotional examinations for retaking candidates from 12th to 16th march 2018, the marking of the said retake exams started today 21st and ends 23rd march 2018, this according to unmeb’s schedule of activites. Finalists should then have enough time — April and May — to prepare for June’s semester exams. This will be […]

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Nursing and midwifery schools whose May 2017 state final results were withheld but now released

Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (unmeb) released it’s November 2017 state final examinations results 1st March. Among the results released were those that had been withheld in the May 2017 state final examinations. The release was after the candidates, in unmeb’s view, had complied with regulations governing the former’s examinations — to which the […]

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UnasnmAgm2018: Why Mildmay Uganda nursing and midwifery school is hosting 2018’s unasnm Annual General Meeting

#UnasnmAgm2018 | The choice of having a nursing and midwifery school host any unasnm event is informed largely by: (1) the need to have some form of regional balance, (2) provision of utilities & other services at no/minimal cost by the host school, and perhaps (3) the geographical location of the host school — it […]

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Mildmay Uganda school of nursing and midwifery to host unasnm’s 2018 AGM

Mildmay Uganda school of nursing and midwifery, a health training school located along Entebbe road, is to host this year’s Unasnm Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM is to span four days, from 15th to 18 march 2018. (see article ) According to the unasnm executive, arrivals are expected on 15th, open-air campaigns for vying […]

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Training student nurses and midwives in Uganda will now sit their exams in june and december.

There has been a change in the examination system for nursing and midwifery schools that has seen state final exams – normally done in May and November – get moved to June and December of every yr. Ofpost understands this change is permanent. This change hasn’t gone without it’s fair share of confusion that has […]

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unasnm’s nec sets march 15 2018 as date for AGM, two potential host nursing schools being considered

The term of any national executive committee (nec) of the unasnm, an association for Uganda’s student nurses and midwives, is 12months from the swearing-in date of that executive. The current executive was sworn-in at a february 2017 agm held at Kampala University. And at that gathering, Mr Kanyankole Frank

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Unasnm executive meets Feb 1st to prepare to hand-over as term draws to an end

@Ofpost | The national executive committe (nec) of the Uganda national association of student nurses and midwives (unasnm) is meeting February 1st. Top on the list of issues to be discussed is drawing of a road map that will see Mr Kanyankole Frank’s term come to an end. Mr Frank ascented to the association’s top […]