The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana has made public a list of 25 unaccredited nursing and midwifery institutions.
According to the release by the council the blacklisted institutions have not met the standards and go ahead to running Nurse Assistant (HAC), Nursing or Midwifery programmes in the country.
The statement indicated that the Greater Accra Region had the highest number of unaccredited health institutions.
Below is the regional breakdown of the unaccredited nursing and midwifery schools in Ghana:
Kings College of Health and Business Studies, Mendskrom
Ripples Healthcare, Korle-Gonno
Peniel School of Allied Health, Health Management Institute, Dansoman
Golden Sunbeam International College of Science and Technology, School of Health and Allied Sciences, Dodowa
Greenhills School of Health Sciences, near Malam market
REA College of Health, Sunyani
SAARS Academy, Bechem
Mount Olive Health Care Institute, Techiman Municipality
Itellis Healthcare Institute, Techiman
Monreve Healthcare Institute, Dormaa Ahenkro, not being accredited to run such programmes
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Ashanti Region (had the third highest number of unaccredited nursing training school)
Newman College of Nursing, Atwima Techiman, near Kwadaso
Boakye Dankwa Memorial Healthcare Training Institute, Dikyemso-Kumasi
Afia Kobi Nursing Training College, Moro market, Tafo Nhyiaeso
Dasein Practical School of Nursing (HAC) – Akim-Oda
Ensign University College of Public Health, St Augustine’s Nursing School
Tei Nkwanta, have not been accredited.
International College Of Health Studies, Ankaful Junction Cape Coast
Christian Healthcare, Asikuma
St Andrew’s Nursing School, Assin Fosu in the Central Region have not been accredited by the council.
Mon Reve Healthcare/Nursing Training School, Tamale,
Mon Reve Healthcare Institute, Wa, Upper West Region and New Crystal Healthcare, Takoradi, Premier Healthcare, Takoradi, Western Region are also not accredited.