Monica Nkrumah is the Principal of the Holy Family Nursing & Midwifery Training College (NMTC) at Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana, providing academic and professional leadership at the College. Until her appointment as Principal in 2006, she was a Nurse-Midwife Educator teaching student nurses and midwives at the Holy Family Nursing and Midwifery Training College.
Ms. Nkrumah has an MPhil. in Administrtion in Higher Education from the University of Cape Coast, a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. In addition, she has a Diploma in Health Sciences Education from the same University.
A native of Gyedu in the Asutifi North District of the Brong Ahafo Region, Monica Nkrumah is a Registered Midwife (RM) and a State Registered Nurse (SRN). She is experienced in curriculum development and instructional design for Preceptorship and setting up of Skills Lab. She has been part of Master Trainers that train Trainers in Psychosocial Counseling in HIV/AIDS for Ghana AIDS Commission. She has worked as a labour ward supervisor and coordinator for the in-service training programme at the Holy Family Hospital, Berekum. While working at the Holy Family Hospital, Berekum, she formed a Quality Assurance Team and organized ward conferences and continuous professional development programmes for the health workers in the institution.
She is a member of the Ghana Registered Nurses Association, the Ghana Registered Midwives Association, the Nurse Educators’ Group, Conference of Heads of Health Training Institutions, and the Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, Indianapolis, USA. She has attended several national and international conferences on nursing, midwifery educational administration and leadership.
She currently serves on a number of Boards and Committees including, Techiman Diocesan Health Service Board and Board of Governors, and Duayaw Nkwanta Physiotherapy/ Orthotics Training School.