ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 07th Nov, 2016 ) : Nursing professionals of UAE and Bahrain on Monday visited Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC) and highly appreciated the achievement and strengthening of the council. Dr. Fariba A AlDarazi, member of Supreme Council of Health Bahrain and Health Workforce Development and Nursing consultant and Dr Fatima Al Rifai, Advisor on Nursing and Secretary board Member for UAE Nursing and Midwifery Council, visited the council on an invitation by Dr Rafat Jan, President Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC).
A detailed briefing was given on all the functions of council along with a presentation on online PNC registration system. Dr. Rafat Jan informed the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Saira Afzal Tarar, for the up lifting the noble profession of nursing in Pakistan. The delegation appreciated the efforts of Minister for Health Saira Afzal Tarar specially her support and work which is being done for establishing first nursing university of Pakistan with the collaboration of Bahrain government.
The President PNC, Dr. Fariba and Dr. Fatima agreed on working jointly as councils of Pakistan, Behrain and UAE respectively, to develop policies, standards, scope of practice for nurses and midwives specialization, competencies, curriculum and its modalities for nurses and midwives in the countries. It was agreed that PNC will host the first council's collaboration meeting in Islamabad during December 2016.