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2021 GHANA ARMED FORCES ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

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The Ghana Armed Forces have published the entry requirement for Nursing and Midwifery together with other medical categories in the daily graphic on Saturday, January 24, 2021. Below are the requirements.

GENERAL ELIGIBILITY

Eligible applicants should:

  1. Be a Ghanaian citizen by birth.
  2. Be of good character.
  3. Not less than 20 years and not more than 26 years by 6th June 2021, for Regular Commission and not more than 30 years by Thursday 2nd May 2021, for Short Service Commission.
  4. Be medically fit by Ghana Armed Forces Standards.
  5. Not Bonded.
  6. Not married (for Regular Officer Candidates only).
  7. Be of a minimum height of 1.68m (5’6”) for males and 1.60m (5’4”) for females.
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In addition to the general eligibility, nursing and midwifery applicants must have a degree from an accredited institution plus a relevant postgraduate qualification.

NURSING TUTORS

Applicants must have either MPhil in Nursing/Midwifery or MSc/MA in Nursing/Midwifery with a postgraduate certificate in Education and must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana. Applicants must be in good standing, with at least one (1) year teaching experience post permanent registration in an accredited Nursing/Midwifery institution.  Applicants must not be more than 35 years by 2nd May 2021.

SPECIALIZED NURSES

Applicants must have a BSc degree in any of the following specialties: Critical Care, ENT, Peri-operative, Emergency Care, Plastics and Burns, Paediatrics, Ophthalmic Nursing, Nephrology Nursing, and other specialties with at least one (1) year working experience post-permanent registration in a recognized health facility. Applicants must be in good standing with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana. Applicants must not be more than 33 years by 2nd May 2021.

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MIDWIFERY OFFICERS

Applicants must have either a:

BSc degree in Midwifery from an accredited institution with at least two years practice post-permanent registration.

Or

BSc degree in Midwifery from an accredited institution and a Diploma in Midwifery (RM) with at least one (1) year practice post-permanent registration. Applicants must be in good standing with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana.

SOURCE: THE DAILY GRAPHIC

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