Previous Awardees List by Country

Country : Maldives
Dr.Aminath Jameel

Biography

Dr. Aminath Jameel is Minister of Health of the Republic of the Maldives.  She holds a PhD from the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia, and baccalaureate and masters degrees in nursing from the University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Dr. AMINATH JAMEEL M. KANBURUGE HAVEEREEHIGUN MALE 20253 MALDIVES
Country : Mongolia
Mrs.Damjin Nyamkhuu

Biography

Mrs.Damjin Nyamkhuu, age 60 years, graduated form a basic nursing program at National Medical University of Mongolia. Later, she received graduate diploma in nursing management, public health education, and advanced nursing certificates from Russian University, Loma Linda University, Chulalongkorn University, and Chiengmai University, respectively. She received her Masters’ Degree form National University of Mongolia. She is currently the Director of Sainshand Medical College, the medical and nursing institution in Dornogobi Aimag (Eastern Gobi Province) located in an arid, rocky landscape area, where it is difficult for living and delivering health care.
 

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Country : Myanmar
Miss Eileen Barbaro

Biography

Miss Eileen Barbaro has been recognized as the mother of nursing in Myanmar. Even at the age of 83 years, she has exhibited her commitment and demonstrated leadership towards nursing development for better health of mankind. 

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Country : Pakistan
Mrs.Nisab Akhtar

Biography

Mrs. Nisab Aktar, 74 years of age, obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Nursing from Punjab University, Pakistan, and furthered her education in The United States of America in the fields of Public Health Nursing, Specialty Nursing in Management and Administration, and Family Planning.

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Country : Republic of Botswana
Professor Dr.Sheila Dinotshe TLOU

Biography

Professor Dr. Sheila Dinotshe TLOU, 61 years old, is an extraordinary global leader in health care, and social and public policy. As a nurse, she has been able to lead her nation of Botswana, the African region and our world as an expert in HIV/AIDS and as the UNAIDS Regional Director of Eastern and Southern Africa. She is a champion, an advocate for women’s health and the rights of women and girls.

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Country : Singapore
Miss Susie Kong Suet Har

Biography

 Miss Susie Kong Suet Har, the Awardee for the year 2009, a 65 year old Singaporean nurse leader is currently the President of Commonwealth Nurses Federation (CNF).

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Unit 4-6 Desa Residence, 1 Jalan Desa Bakti2, Kualalumpur 58100 Malaysia
Country : Taiwan
Proferssor. Dr.Yu Mei Yu Chao

Biography

Professor Dr. Yu-Mei Chao, the Awardee for the year 2008, Chairperson of Taiwan Nursing Accreditation Council, Adjunct Research Fellow of The National Health Research Institutes, ...

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Taiwan Nursing Accreditation Council, Higher Education & Accreditation Foundation of Taiwan 7 F, #179, Hoping East Road, Taipei, 106 Taiwan (Republic of China)
Country : Tanzania
Associate Professor (Ms.) Pauline Peter MELLA and Dr. Rose Jaele NDLOVU

Biography

Associate Professor Pauline Peter MELLA, 73 years old, a nurse midwife from Tanzania, has enormously contributed to the development of nursing profession in Tanzania since her graduation, 

 

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Country : Thailand
Professor Dr. Vichien Thavilap & Dr. Vanvilai Chandrapha

Biography

         Associate Professor Dr.Vichien  Thavilab is a prominent  leader of the nursing profession in Thailand.  She was the first nurse to be awarded a doctorate degree from Boston University, USA.  In her subsequent official government service, she has made great efforts and sacrifices in applying the pressure necessary to develop nursing and midwifery education in Thailand to meet the standard of university education and conforms with international standard.  She was a leader in the drafting and submission of the First Nursing and Midwifery Act of Thailand Nursing Council, which is the legislative body responsible for regulating professional standards, quality and code of conduct of nursing as well as protecting the rights and benefits of patients.  This has been of great beneficial for all people of our society.

          Dr. Vanvilai Chandrabha is a key leader in the development of the health system, improving quality nursing service and promoting of profession not only in Thailand but throughout Southeast Asia.  She was the second nurse in Thailand and the first from the Ministry of Health to be awarded a doctorate degree from Pittsburgh University, USA.  Throughout her service as an academic educator in the Nursing College Division and as Director of the Nursing Division at the Ministry of Health, she has maintained the firm intention of developing the standard of care at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels; these efforts have been instrumental in improving the levels of efficiency in the health services of our country.

 
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Country : Zimbabwe
Dr.Rose Jaele NDLOVU

Biography

Dr. Rose Jaele NDLOVU76 years olda nurse-midwife from Zimbabwe, has made significant contributions to the development and advancement of nursing and midwifery services that has impacted positively in the lives of people within Zimbabwe and the East, Central and Southern Africa Region.

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