Second symposium on person-centered care and quality care ends

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Organisers and facilitators of the symposium at a night out

Supported by the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health, the three-day inter-professional symposium organized by the Seychelles Medical and Dental Council, the Seychelles Nurses and Midwives Council and the Health Professional Council ended on a high note on Saturday 8th July 2017. This year’s symposium which comes at the heels of the one organized in 2016, was themed “Moving Person-Centered Care and Quality Care forward.”

The symposium was facilitated by Prosper Tumusiime and Nuria Toro of the World Health Organization and Professor Anne Hendry, an integrated  care specialist from Scotland.  Professors  Cecilia Maiers and Janina Johnson from the Chamberlain College of Nursing facilitated a session for Nurse Managers, on the first day of the meeting.  Health Minister, Jean Paul Adam, delivered the opening address. before a mix of over 100 doctors, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists and others, working both in the private sector and the public sector.

Principal Secretary for Health and Chairman of the Medical and Dental Council, Dr Bernard Valentin, delivered the closing speech and committed to turn Seychelles into an Indian Ocean hub for person-centered care and quality care.

After the closing, the organizers retired for a well-earned business dinner at the Treasure Cove Restaurant (picture).

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