The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have been crowned winners of the 2021 edition of the National Nurses And Midwives Quiz (NNMQ) organized by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and Renef Foundation.
This milestone was chalked by the Department of Nursing of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) as they become the first winners of the quiz.
They were declared winners after the contestants showed their prowess by conquering the University of Ghana (UG) at the grand finale which was held at the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) Regional Hostel Korle Bu on Saturday, 15th May 2021.
At the end of the grande finale, KNUST came first with 80 points followed by the University of Energy and Natural Resources (winner of the Northern Zone) with the University of Ghana (winner of the Southern Zone) placing third.
Being the maiden edition, the quiz competition was organized in three zones with winners from the various zones competing at the grand finale.
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology beat Garden City University College, Premier NMTC, and Royal Ann Academy NMTC with a total point of 56 to qualify to the grand finale joining the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) and the University of Ghana (UG).
The 2021 edition was organized to mark the celebration of the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife” with collaboration from Renef Foundation (Reproductive Needs & Fitness Foundation).
The competition began at the zonal stage with twelve (12) institutions divided into three zones: Northern, Middle and Southern.
The KNUST team represented by Jerry Armah (final year Nursing student) and Faithful Adwoa Annobil (final year Midwifery student) won the Middle Zone at the zonal stages.
Present at the grand finale were the Chief Director of the Ministry of Health, Mr. Kwabena Boadu Oku-Afari and the President of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA), Mrs. Perpetual Ofori Ampofo.