The Nursing Officer in Charge (NOIC) of the Dialysis Unit of the 37 Military Hospital, Lt Col Patience Akuvi Dzigbordzi Awumee, has been awarded with a Plague for her hard work and immense contribution to the health care profession during the 2nd Annual Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) National Awards Night held at the Kempinski Hotel.

She received the Special Category Awards of the Col Vida Otoo Nightingle’s Awards together with other Nurses from different health facilities across the country on Friday, December 17, 2021 in Accra.

Other Categories included the Mrs Ruth Gyang Rural Service Award, Mrs Helen Banga Health Advocacy and Humanitarian Rights Award, Dr Mary Opare Preceptor ship Award, Prof. Lydia Aziato Research Award, Mrs Perpertual Ofori-Ampofo Innovation and Impact Award, Prof. AyodeleAkiwumi Outstanding Nursing Midwifery Achievement Award, Chief Sup Marafatu Essie Braimah Police Service Nursing and Midwifery Award and Mrs Alice Allotey Asare Managerial Award.  

In her speech, the President of the GRNMA Mrs Perpetual Ofori-Ampofo congratulated the awardees and disclosed that the presentation of the awards was also to challenge Nurses, midwives, Doctors to work harder to save lives and also to enable the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) give health workers better condition of service.

In the regional Category of Awards, it would interest you to know that a Nurse or a Midwife from every region of the country was awarded. 

In the National Award Category, the 2rd Runner up went to Madam Christiana Adubea Koranteng from the Greater Accra Region and she took home a prize of 30,000 Ghana Cedis and a Lap top Computer.    The 1st Runner Up went to Mr Anthony Pulamda Gariba from the Upper East Region and he took home with a prize of 40,000 Ghana Cedis and a Laptop Computer. The overall National Prize went to Madam Aisha Bawa from the Manhyia District Hospital in the Ashanti Region.  She took home a brand new Nissan Car.