Eight Pakistani women have been included in the global list of 100 Outstanding Women Nurses and Midwives 2020.
The services of the medical staff were recognized by Women in Global Health (WGH) and in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Population Fund, Nursing Now, International Council of Nurses and International Includes Confederation of Midwives.
All the eight nurses and midwives nominated from Pakistan are from the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery, Sonam.
The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKU) said in a statement that 100 women nominees from around the world were selected from 43 different countries who had contributed to improving the quality of health systems around the world.
The statement said the list includes women who served in the health sector during the Coronavirus pandemic, especially during difficult times.
At the end of the World Health Organization’s annual Air of the Nurse and the Midwife 2020 campaign, numbers were compiled for the list of nurses and midwives working to provide services in the health system and to achieve the goal of sustainable peace globally. Acknowledgement of key role.
Sonam Dean, Dr Rozina Karmaliani, has been recognized in the Board of Management for her contributions to research and practice in health education.
Faculty members Yasmeen Perpio and Samina Vertejee have been added to the list in the Community Hero category for their community service to health.
Samina Sachwani’s services to effective nursing syllabus under Human Capital Development were recognized and on this basis, she has also joined these women.
Nurse midwife Marina Baig has been named one of the world’s 100 most extraordinary women for improving the health system through mobile health technology under the Innovation Science and Health category.
Sonam has also been recognized for her services in the field of community hero and Dr Sheila Hirani for her efforts in breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic, Neelam Panjuani for sexual and health rights and Sadaf Saleem for nursing for the elderly. It has been acknowledged to play a role in related education.
Dr Karmaliani said, “It is an honour to be acknowledged by the international public health and nursing fraternity,” according to the statement. “This year has been particularly challenging for healthcare providers, all of whom have shown incredible commitment in their respective roles in responding to the Covid-19 crisis.”
The foreign office spokesperson also appreciated the paramedics’ staff in a tweet from the official Twitter account of Pakistan MOFA.
We feel immensely proud of & heartily congratulate #Pakistani women named in global 100 Outstanding #Women Nurse and Midwife Leaders 2020 list, for contributing to global healthcare, and #SDGs targets attainment, especially during these trying times of #COVIDー19 pandemic. pic.twitter.com/D0vDsoJNx9
— Spokesperson 🇵🇰 MoFA (@ForeignOfficePk) December 28, 2020