Democratic Nursing Association South Africa (DENOSA)

Grantee Information: 

The Democratic Nursing Association South Africa (DENOSA)  was established in 1996 and has now 77,000 affiliated members which makes it the largest association representing nurses in South Africa. DENOSA has partnerships with International Council of Nurses (ICN), Commonwealth of Nurses Federation (CNF) and Public Service Internal (PSI). In 2008, it successfully hosted the first International Council of Nurses Congress in Africa, attended by more than 5000 nurses coming from all over the world. DENOSA supports, represents and develops its members as the backbone of South African healthcare in providing service excellence. In March 2011, it launched the DENOSA Professional Institute (DPI) with funding from Atlantic Philanthropies, an American based funder. Currently DPI has offices in nine provinces that are coordinated by qualified nurse educators.

Purpose: 
To provide Training of Trainers of Nurse Educators in TB/MDR-TB prevention, care, and control; conduct training of Educators; cascade the information gained to nursing students, professional nurses and patients/communities; improve awareness and knowledge of TB, MDR-TB, HIV/AIDS.
Term of Grant: 
07/01/12-06/30/13
Areas Served: 
Nursing Colleges of Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape