Shillong: The 2-day 3rd Biennial National Conference was organized by the College of Nursing, NEIGRIHMS from November 29 to 30 on the theme “Changing Tides in Quality Care: Riding the Waves Together” at the institute’s auditorium. Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy was the chief guest on the occasion. In his speech, he reminisced about healthcare in the past and now. He stressed on the importance of nursing care which is constant and cannot be replaced. He gave an inspiring and humorous speech about Japanese culture and encouraged young nurses to rise and meet the challenges across the world.
Prof (Dr) DM. Thappa, Director, NEIGRIHMS, was the patron, CE Myrthong, Principal, College of Nursing, was the organizing chairperson and Nochovono Tase, lecturer was the organizing secretary.
A total of 408 delegates registered from 12 States. Delegates attending the conference were from 29 hospitals, 15 colleges and 8 schools of nursing, 9 sub-centres, 12 PHCs, 6 CHCs, DM & HO- West Khasi Hills, NHM – Ri Bhoi district, RBSK –Mawkynrew Block, North Eastern Police Academy – Upper Shillong, Shelter Home Boys – Khliehriat, Social Welfare Children Home Boys – Nongpoh, and Wellness Centre – IIM, Shillong.