DENOSA General Secretary, Thembeka Gwagwa, continues to receive messages of well-wishes for being announced as the recepient of this year’s Mary Tolle Write Award for Excellence in Leadership.
She will receive the award in November in the US.
Below are congratulatory letters from some of the nursing organisations:
Date 22 July 2013
From: David C Benton, CEO of International Council of Nurses (ICN)
It is with great pleasure that i learned you had been selected as the recipient of the Mary Tolle Write Award for Excellence in Leadership. On behalf of the Board and staff of the International Council of Nurses, I am delighted to offer you my sincere cngratulations on this much deserved award for the outstanding work you have done as General Secretary of the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa.
Your contributions to nursing in South Africa are an example to nurses everywhere and I am delighted that your hard work and dedication have been recognised. As one of the leaders of the unification of nurses, you played a critical role in the creation of DENOSA and in ensuring that nurses in South Africa are represented through DENOSA.
I congratulate you once more for this most deserved honour and I wish you continued success in the future.
David C Benton.
Chief Executive Officer: ICN”
And another letter from National Association of Nurses in Angola was received on 23 July 2013.
“We are delighted that our organization has received a communication on the award for Excellence in Leadership attributed to Madame Secretary General DENOSA.
Award this to feel it as our in the SADC region, because it is Acknowledge the great care, effort and dedication on the part of Madame Secretary General to the member countries of the region.
Recognizing their sacrifice and selflessness to the just cause of Nursing, move on Africa.
We send you congratulations and felicitations on the part of all nurses in Angola, to your Excellency.
And on behalf of my staff, we are together.
The OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF ANEA TO JULY 23, 2013