visit to ecsaThe day of 10th February 2015 was one of the memorable days for East, Central and Southern Africa College of Nursing (ECSACON) when the college received the visitors who are ECSACON members from Botswana. Among the things discussed during their visit was the best ways to strengthen the college. The visitors were warmly received by the Vice President of ECSACON Mr. Gustav Moyo on behalf of the President of ECSACON Mrs. Susan Otieno. In attendance was the Senior Program Officer of the college Mr.   Alphonce Kalula.

During the discussion the Vice president of ECSACON was able to highlight the current activities the college is undertaking following General Meeting held in Harare, Zimbabwe in September 2014. One important area which took center of the stage in the discussion is sharing of ideas as the college is embarking on revision of the strategic plan of the college to address ever changing health needs and disease pattern including Ebola disease and the important role played by nurses and midwives in addressing such epidemic when it occur.

In conclusion, the Vice president conveyed sincere thanks to the visitors and urge other ECSACON members to arrange to visit the regional office whenever they have an opportunity to visit Tanzania or Arusha region in particular.


 From left Dr. MmuleMagama, a Nurse Practtioner and also teaching at university of Botswana School of Nursing; Alphonce Kalula the Senior Program Officer of ECSACON , Cynthia N. Pilane, NP, DLitt et Phil also from University of Botswana, Gustav Moyo the Vice president of ECSACON, and Mosidi T. Mokotedi, RN Senior Lecturere at Boitekanelo College in Botswana

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