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Midwifery officer

Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana
March 10, 2020

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LETICIA DANSO (Midwifery Officer)

Address: P. O Box OH 159 Kasoa C/R

Date of Birth: 27th

April 1987

Contact: +233-***-***-***

Marital Status: Married



A globally minded individual seeking the opportunity to unearth both my innate and acquired skills to enhance the success of any organization. My objective is to help breed midwives who are able to provide effective and appropriate primary, secondary and tertiary care to improve the health of women, newborns and the family in various settings. WORK EXPERIENCE

A. Midwifery Officer Jan 2018- present


Admission and discharge of laboring mothers as well as medical and gynaecological conditions.

Provision of antenatal, delivery and postnatal services to clients

Coordinate the activities of junior staff and students on the ward

Assisting doctors on ward rounds

A preceptor

Ensuring cleanliness on the ward

Any other works assigned by superior

B. Senior Staff Midwife Jan 2013 – Dec 2017


Admit and manage women in labour


Health education of clients

Accompany doctors on ward rounds

Supervise the work of junior colleagues

Carry out duties assigned by the ward in charge

Any other works assigned by superior

C. Staff Midwife Jan 2011 - Dec 2012


Admission and management of clients in labour

Ensure cleanliness of the ward

Ensure proper management of ward documents

Assist doctors on ward rounds

Any other works assigned by superior

D. Student Midwife on rotation 2009 - 2010


Filing of ward documents

Dusting of the ward

Carrying out ward rounds with senior colleagues and doctors

Any other works assigned by superior


Created a platform of Doctors, Public health nurses, matrons, midwives and other stakeholders within Asikuman Odoben Brakwa and Asikuma Enyan Essiam Districts for case study and referral.

Designed a comprehensive Magnessium Sulphate (MgSO4) administration chart to manage severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia on the ward.

Updates staff and students on current midwifery care and services. 3

A member of a team seeking to reduce neonatal mortality rates in Asikuma Odoben Brakwa district using Quality Improvement (QI) approach. SKILLS

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work without supervision

A strong sense of emergency with prompt intervention and management skills

Confident leader who is able to work in a team


A. BEd. Health Sciences (Midwifery) University of Cape Coast, Ghana 2014 2017

B. Diploma in Midwifery Nursing and Midwifery Training School, Cape Coast 2006 2009

C. WASSCE Okuapeman School, Akropong Akuapem

2002 to 2005


Increasing new born survival using the Quality Improvement (QI) approach. Jul 2018-Jul 2019

Transfusion reactions workshop Jul 2019

Shoulder dislocation workshop Mar 2019

Perinatal asphycia and ischmairi hypoxic ercphalopathy workshop Mar 2019

Life saving skills Oct 2014

Low dose, high frequency training on accelerating newborn survival Oct 2014

Minimal invasive surgery Nov 2011

Reducing stigma and discrimination related to HIV Sep 2011 4


Teaching Practice Nursing and Midwifery Training College, Sekondi- Takoradi 24th

Oct – 8th

Nov 2016

Courses taught (3): Midwifery, Human Anatomy and Physiology 1, abnormal puerperium REFEREES

1. Dr Benedict Owusu Boateng

OB/GY Specialist

Our Lady of Grace Hospital

Breman Asikuma

Tel: 024*******

2. Mr Samuel Fosu

District Director of Health

Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District

Tel. 024*******

3. Dr Joachim Bruku- Eshun

Health Services Administrator

Our Lady of Grace Hospital

Breman Asikuma

Tel: 024*******

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