National Office Bearers (NOBs) of DENOSA National Learner Movement have confirmed that it’s all systems go for the Learner Movement’s 5th DENOSA Congress which will commence this weekend in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, where more than 160 delegates will converge for the two-day.
Arrival time will be on Friday 4th in the afternoon. The congress will start on Saturday and finish on Sunday.
Delegates and guests will converge from all provinces to deliberate on many issues faced by nursing students across the country’s institutions of learning. Issues expected to top the agenda of discussions during commissions include the developments in nursing education characterized by severe shortage of nurse educators; controversial funding model in nursing education and resultant challenges; gross shortage of student accommodation; poor conditions of residences; support to student nurses in clinical areas; the concerning leakage of the SANC examination papers; non-absorption of community service nurses in many provinces and National Health Insurance (NHI) as South Africa’s means to Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
The congress is also expected to elect new leadership.