MoHS, MNMC discuss standards for private nursing schools

Meeting titled “Sharing Information on Accreditation Processes to Private Sector” being convened in Yangon. Photo: mna
Meeting titled “Sharing Information on Accreditation Processes to Private Sector” being convened in Yangon. Photo: mna

Ministry of Health and Sports, and Myanmar Nurse and Midwife Council, met yesterday in Yangon to discuss accreditation process for private schools for nursing and midwifery.
The meeting titled “Sharing Information on Accreditation Process to Private Sector”, held at the University of Nursing-Yangon, and it was attended by Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe.
At the meeting, Chairperson of the MNMC Daw Nwe Nwe Khin reported on steps which were taken for opening the schools.
The attendees also discussed arrangements to work together with international universities and experts, to invite experts from the ministry, and to allow the trainees to carry out practical work at the hospitals. The union minister discussed the requirements for opening the schools.
Following the meeting, Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe met with the members of the Myanmar Medical Council Accreditation Committee-MMCAC at Natmauk Road in Bahan Township.
At the meeting, Chairman of the Myanmar Medical Council Prof. Dr. S Kyaw Hla reported on the work processes undertaken by the council with the assistance of the ministry at the universities of medicine to accord medical accreditation to the universities. The council carried out initial surveys at the Defence Services Medical Academy and University of Medicine (Mandalay).
After that, Chairman of the Myanmar Medical Council Accreditation Committee Prof. Dr, Khin Maung Aye and Deputy Chairman Prof. Dr. Marlar Than explained the work processes.
Prof. Dr. Win Win Mya and Prof. Dr. Tint Swe Latt reported on their experiences and challenges during the survey at the Defence Services Medical Academy and the University of Medicine (Mandalay).
The meeting concluded with remarks by the union minister after a discussion by the participants at the meeting.
In the afternoon, the union minister attended a ceremony to donate a Cardiac Ultrasound and ICE Module to the Cardiac Catheterization Lab of the Yangon People’s Hospital.
A Philips CX 50 Cardiac Ultrasound & ICE Module was donated by U Swe Hone and Daw Min Min Thwe.
Following the ceremony, Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe inspected the preparations for the inauguration of the five-storey expanded cancer ward at the hospital.—MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Lin)

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