Nigerian nurses have launched a first-of-its-kind TV project ‘Nurses On Air’ with an aim to interact with the general public and re-brand the profession.
Concise News gathered that the official launch of the TV project took place during the 2018 Nightingale Merit Award on Saturday night at the Great Hall, Sholuyi, Gbagada, Lagos.
The TV project, according to the Team Lead, Josiah Jackson-Okesola, would be an avenue to inform the general public about the activities in the nursing profession.
”Today, we are unveiling the first of its kind in Africa, a comprehensive TV project, a platform where nurses can connect with the public,” said Josiah.
“This Africa’s No 1 Nurses-Media platform is focused on developing power of media to achieving extraordinary transformation for African’s nursing service delivery systems.
”It will be an all encompassing media interactive platform to educate the general public on the paradigm shift in the nursing profession.
”We are trying to lift the nursing profession from where it has been relegated; we want to improve the standard of our profession and want to correct the negative impressions of the public.
”Through this medium, we will be able to reach out to millions on activities in nursing and synergies the activities of our profession with the public, ” he added.