Cameroon Nursing Association

Organisation type: 
Professional association
Support type: 
SO non-financial
The Cameroon Nurses Association (CNA) was established in 1999. The main aim of the CNA is to contribute to the improvement of the health of citizens by fostering nursing education, research, care and management. The objectives of the CNA are to: organize and unite nurses in Cameroon; provide an avenue where love and understanding can be nurtured among nurses and midwives; improve the standards of professional practice through continuing education and research; assist the government in developing and implementing national health policy; and to create a forum where nurses/midwives can: - clarify their role assertively within the health care team, - empower nurses develop leadership role in healthcare, - promote the image of the nurse by encouraging and assisting members to improve their status, and - foster cooperation between national and international non- government organizations especially the Commonwealth Nurses Federation.