Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council

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Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council
Formation1971
Location
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteBangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council

Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ নার্সিং ও মিডওয়াইফারি কাউন্সিল) is a Bangladesh government regulatory agency under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare responsible for nursing services and education.[1][2] Shuriya Begum is the head of the council.[3][4]

History[edit]

Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council traces it origins to East Pakistan Nursing Council, which was established in 1952 as an regulatory agency on nursing services and education. In 1971, following the Independence of Bangladesh, East Pakistan Nursing Council was renamed to Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council to register nurses". Daily Sun. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  2. ^ "The Historical Development of the Midwifery Profession in Bangladesh". ecommons.aku.edu. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  3. ^ "বাংলাদেশ নার্সিং ও মিডওয়াইফারি কাউন্সিল". bnmc.gov.bd. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Role of nurses, midwives most important in achieving SDGs". Dhaka Tribune. 5 May 2019. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  5. ^ "বাংলাদেশ নার্সিং ও মিডওয়াইফারি কাউন্সিল". bnmc.gov.bd. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  6. ^ Correspondent, Senior. "International Day of the Midwife celebrated in Bangladesh". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 21 July 2019.