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Mrs Elgonda Bekker
School of Nursing
IB 99
051 4012527
Idalia Loots Building 25

Short CV

Highest academic qualification: MSocSc in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatology; currently busy with PhD.


I am principal lecturer for post-basic advanced midwifery and neonatology. I am a founder member of the professional association for midwives in SA and the Society of Midwives of SA, and I currently serve as Vice-President. I successfully completed an international leadership programme offered by the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) and now serve as faculty member on another maternal child health leadership programme offered by Sigma Theta Tau International. I also represent Africa on the Education Standing Committee of ICM and I am a member of CONAMA (Confederation of African Midwives Association).

Area(s) of Interest

Competency-based midwifery education, and safe motherhood appreciative inquiry.


Area(s) of Expertise

Kompetensiegebaseerde verloskunde, en veilige moederskap waarderingsondersoek.

Courses Presented

Advanced Midwifery and undergraduate basic midwifery.
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