Ahead of the forth coming Annual Nurses Week and Scientific Conference of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Lagos State Chapter, the association is set to build nurses capacity towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) .
Themed- Nurses: A Voice to Lead, Achieving the SDGs; the NANNM Week will run from 18th-22nd September 2017, at the Nurses Conference Hall, 19 Amaraolu Street, Central Business District Agidingbi Ikeja.
Top among the dignitaries to grace the occasion are: the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, as special guest of honour; the Keynote Speaker, Prof. J.O. Aina; Royal Father of the day, Oba of Aguda Town, Lagos, Oba Hakeem Agboosi Eweobaja 1; Chairman of the occasion, Hon. Olulade Olusegun; Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris; Chief Mrs. Folashade Ojo Tinubu, guest of honour, and others.
Some of the insightful sub-themes of the conference include: The nurse entrepreneur:securing life after retirement; update on nursing education reform in Nigeri; introduction of standard nursing language; essential new born care-role of nurses; exploring information technology toward quality nursing care: telemedicine information; reducing fetal and maternal mortality rate through effective management of pre-eclampsia and eclapsia, and others.