x Professor Dr. Mo Im Kim

Biography

 Professor Dr.Mo Im Kim, received her undergraduate degree from Faculty of Nursing , Yonsei University, Republic of Korea, and her Master and Doctoral degree from John Hopkins University, USA. Currently, she is a professor of nursing at Yonsei University.

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Country  Korea
x Madame Lin Ju Ying

Biography

 Madame Lin Ju-Ying has inspired health profesionals and policy makers in The People's Republic of China and around the world with her intellect, vision and courage. Her career in nursing spans 60 years. After graduation from Peking Union Medical College in 1941, Madame Lin worked as a school nurse, a nursing supervisor, director of nursing service at Beijing Hospital and as president of the hospitals' s Nursing School.

Address/Work
38 Xue yanalu, Heidian District, Beijing, Capital 100083
Country  China
x Professor Dr. Vichien Thavilap & Dr. Vanvilai Chandrapha

Biography

         Associate Professor Dr.Vichien  Thavilab is a prominent  leader of the nursing profession in Thailand.  She was the first nurse to be awarded a doctorate degree from Boston University, USA.  In her subsequent official government service, she has made great efforts and sacrifices in applying the pressure necessary to develop nursing and midwifery education in Thailand to meet the standard of university education and conforms with international standard.  She was a leader in the drafting and submission of the First Nursing and Midwifery Act of Thailand Nursing Council, which is the legislative body responsible for regulating professional standards, quality and code of conduct of nursing as well as protecting the rights and benefits of patients.  This has been of great beneficial for all people of our society.

          Dr. Vanvilai Chandrabha is a key leader in the development of the health system, improving quality nursing service and promoting of profession not only in Thailand but throughout Southeast Asia.  She was the second nurse in Thailand and the first from the Ministry of Health to be awarded a doctorate degree from Pittsburgh University, USA.  Throughout her service as an academic educator in the Nursing College Division and as Director of the Nursing Division at the Ministry of Health, she has maintained the firm intention of developing the standard of care at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels; these efforts have been instrumental in improving the levels of efficiency in the health services of our country.

 
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Country  Thailand
x Professor Dr. Sulochana Krishnan

Biography

Dr. (Mrs.) Sulochana Krishnan is an eminent nurse leader who is in the forefront of the advancement of nursing profession in India. She has inspired health professions in her country with her intellect, vision and courage. She graduated with Bachelor Degree in Chemistry form Queen Mary’s College, University of Madras, Chennai. She then enrolled in the College of Nursing, University of Delhi, where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree with Honor, and Master of Nursing in 1961. She was the first Indian Nurse to have received a Doctoral Degree when she graduated from Teacher’s College, Columbia University. 

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Country  India
x Professor Dr. Hiriko Minami

Biography

Professor Dr. Hiroko Minami 62 years of age, is an eminent nurse leader in Japan who has been working diligently for the advancement of nursing in Japan including education, service and research for more than 30 years. Professor Dr. Hiroko Minami received her basic nursing education form Kochi Woman’s University, Japan.  She later received  the Master Degree in Public Health form Hebrew University, Israel, and  Doctoral of Nursing Science Degree form University of California, San Francisco.

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Country  Japan
x Miss Akhtar Banu

Biography

Miss Akhtar   Banu, age 72, is an eminent nurse leader in Bangladesh.  She has been diligently working for the advancement of nursing in Bangladesh, from education, service as well as  management. Miss Akhtar Banu received her basic nursing education from Dhaka Medical College Hospital.  She later received Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing School and Hospital Administration from New Zealand and also obtained Bachelor and Master Degrees in Nursing Education from Boston University, U.S.A. She was the first Bangladeshi nurse to receive a Master Degree.

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Country  Bangladesh
x Mrs.Damjin Nyamkhuu

Biography

Mrs.Damjin Nyamkhuu, age 60 years, graduated form a basic nursing program at National Medical University of Mongolia. Later, she received graduate diploma in nursing management, public health education, and advanced nursing certificates from Russian University, Loma Linda University, Chulalongkorn University, and Chiengmai University, respectively. She received her Masters’ Degree form National University of Mongolia. She is currently the Director of Sainshand Medical College, the medical and nursing institution in Dornogobi Aimag (Eastern Gobi Province) located in an arid, rocky landscape area, where it is difficult for living and delivering health care.
 

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Country  Mongolia
x Mrs.Nisab Akhtar

Biography

Mrs. Nisab Aktar, 74 years of age, obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Nursing from Punjab University, Pakistan, and furthered her education in The United States of America in the fields of Public Health Nursing, Specialty Nursing in Management and Administration, and Family Planning.

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Country  Pakistan
x Proferssor. Dr.Yu Mei Yu Chao

Biography

Professor Dr. Yu-Mei Chao, the Awardee for the year 2008, Chairperson of Taiwan Nursing Accreditation Council, Adjunct Research Fellow of The National Health Research Institutes, ...

Address/Work
Taiwan Nursing Accreditation Council, Higher Education & Accreditation Foundation of Taiwan 7 F, #179, Hoping East Road, Taipei, 106 Taiwan (Republic of China)
Country  Taiwan
x Miss Susie Kong Suet Har

Biography

 Miss Susie Kong Suet Har, the Awardee for the year 2009, a 65 year old Singaporean nurse leader is currently the President of Commonwealth Nurses Federation (CNF).

Address/Work
Unit 4-6 Desa Residence, 1 Jalan Desa Bakti2, Kualalumpur 58100 Malaysia
Country  Singapore