Myanmar Nurse and Midwife Council (MNMC) held first annual meeting on 15thSeptember 2019 at the Auditorium of University of Nursing (UON) Yangon. HE Dr. Myint Htwe, The Union Minster of Ministry of Health and Sports (MOHS) delivered the opening speech, HE U Phyo Min Thein, the Chief Minister of the Yangon Region addressed the remarks and followed by a greeting remark of Daw Nwe Nwe Khin, the President of MNMC. The Union Minister, the Chief Minister of Yangon Region and guests observed the photo display at the event.

The meeting was attended by U Naing Ngan Lin, Yangon Region Minister for Social Affairs, Permanent Secretary, Director Generals and Deputy Director Generals and officials of MOHS, Rector of UON Yangon, medical superintendents of public hospital in Yangon, Presidents of Myanmar Medical Council and Myanmar Academy of Medical Sciences. The meeting was also attended by executive committee members and central executive committee members of the MNMC, supervisory teams of States and Regions (MNMC), senior principals and principals of Nursing and Midwifery Training Schools in Yangon, responsible persons of private hospitals, nursing superintendents and nurse representatives of public hospital in Yangon, Representatives from WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF and Jhpiego, members of the working committees (Yangon Region) and representative nursing students from Yangon region.

The President of MNMC offered the certificates of honor to the Jhpiego, an international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for their technical support provided to the MNMC and contribution of the printers for printing of details of the holders on license passbook. The president of MNMC also presented Certificate of Honor to those who made contribution for construction of new building of MNMC and MNMC events.

 At the first day of the meeting, Daw Aye Nyunt, the Vice-President of MNMC explained the MNMC strategic plan (2019-2023). Moreover, Daw Than Than Soe, the secretary of MNMC and Daw Mya Yi, treasurer of MNMC presented the annual report 2018-2019 of the MNMC and the financial report (2018-2019) respectively. The chairpersons of the 7 working committees (Standard Committee, Accreditation Committee, Assessment Committee, Ethical Committee, Communication and Information Committee, Supervisory Committee and Continuing Nursing Education Committee) also presented summary of activities, which were undertaken in a period of one year (2018-2019). 

At the second day of the meeting Daw Nwe Nwe Khin, President of MNMC, addressed the greeting remarks. The following presentations were made at the second day of the meeting and the participants actively discussed in meeting:

            Presenter                                                                               Topics

Daw Aye Nyunt, Vice President of MNMC             Financial Policy of MNMC

Daw Than Than Soe, Secretary of MNMC               Human Resource Policy

Chairpersons of Supervisory Teams of                    Works accomplished in 2018-2019

States and Regions

 

The plan for year 2019-2020 was presented and approved. At the meeting, MNMC Strategic Plan (2019-2023), annual report (2018-2019), financial report (2018-2019), Financial Policy of MNMC and Human Resource Policy of MNMC were approved.