Global Leadership in Nursing and Midwifery

Applications for the Fourth Cohort Are Now Open!


Nurses and midwives are essential to the health of populations globally. Given the rapidly changing healthcare landscape, nursing and midwifery leadership is critical.

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)’s Executive Education Program of Global Leadership in Nursing & Midwifery will prepare nurses and midwives to fill critical gaps in healthcare at a time when leadership preparation is most needed. With this program, students will master the knowledge and skills required to become nursing and midwifery leaders.

The course is open to Registered Nurses and Midwives from Rwanda, Africa and the rest of the world with at least 2 years post qualification experience.

This is a 9-month Executive Education courses taught through 2 weeks of face-to-face learning, 23 weeks of online learning and completion of a quality improvement project at the learner’s workplace.

This is a fulfilling journey which results in development of global nursing/midwifery leadership competencies to address global and local nursing and midwifery challenges, and immediate workplace impact.

Key Program Aims 

This program aims to foster myriad skills and capacities including: critical thinking, problem solving, self reflection, confidence-building, pandemic preparedness, contemporary global issues facing nursing and midwifery, mental health, palliative care, leadership and decision – making, social justice and equity, financial and resources management, disaster management and quality improvement. Learners who complete the training program will receive a Global Leadership in Nursing and Midwifery Executive Certificate from UGHE and the University of Washington School of Nursing in the U.S.

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Applications close on June 9, 2024.

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If you have any questions or enquiries feel free to reach out to: ughe-nursing-midwifery@