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INMO and MNI signed the agreement for mutual cooperation; Dream of migrant nurses has come true

DUBLIN: The dream of migrant nursing workers to have an organisation of their own that they have long wanted has come true.

On Monday, November 9, the partnership between Migrant Nurses Ireland (MNI), an organisation of immigrant nurses in Ireland, and Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), Ireland’s strongest nursing organisation, was officially approved in the presence of the Indian Ambassador, President, General secretary and other office bearers of INMO and MNI. The agreement for mutual cooperation between the two organisations was signed by the office bearers of INMO and MNI.

Sandeep Kumar, Indian Ambassador, who was present at the meeting, said that the partnership agreement with INMO is very welcoming and that it would build opportunities for nurses from India to reach higher positions with greater confidence in their workplaces in Ireland.

The Indian Ambassador said he salutes all the nurses who worked tirelessly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The INMO General Secretary stated that INMO has a long tradition of collaborating with migrant nurses, including Indian nurses, and looks forward to cooperating with MNI.

The INMO President Karen McGowan said that lNMO understands the specific problems faced by migrant nurses in the context of COVID-19 and will collaborate with MNI to address such issues.

MNI convener Varghese Joy also addressed the meeting.

Varghese Joy, who works as CNM-3 in Dublin, is the convener of MNI. The joint convener is Aiby Thomas, a nurse at St. James’ Hospital. Vinu Kaipilly (Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown) will handle the membership coordination and Agnes Febina from Galway will handle the public relations for MNI.

As part of the MNI Central Committee, the organisation will be led by Rajimol Manoj (Dublin), Sisilyamma Pulimoottil (Kilkenny), Anoop John (Waterford), George Philip (Galway), Anupa Achuthan (Waterford), Mittu Fabin (Dublin), Vinod George (Galway), Somi Thomas (Dublin), Chithra Nair (Wicklow), Vijayanand Sivanandan (Dublin) and Shinto Jose (Cork), who are well-known to the Indian community in Ireland.

Click on this link for more information and free membership related to MNI organization: https://migrantnurses.ie/

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