BRIEF PROFILE OF MRS. PERPETUAL OFORI-AMPOFO

 

Mrs. Perpetual Ofori-Ampofo is the General Secretary of Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association and has over a decade’s  experience in Trade Unionism. She is the current Chairperson of the West African Health Unions Network of Public Services International (PSI) and the Secretary of the Ghana PSI National Coordinating Council.

She also doubles up as a Deputy Chief Health Tutor at the Nursing and Midwifery Training College, Korle-Bu under the Ministry of Health and has close to twenty years experience in the Ghana health sector as a nurse.

She holds a Master of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Nursing with Psychology from the University of Ghana, Legon, a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast and a State Registered Nurse Certificate from the Nursing and Midwifery Training College, Korle-Bu. She schooled at St. Mary’s Secondary School from 1989 to 1995 where she attained her School Certificate and General Certificate of Education making her a proud 93/95 SMOGAN.

She is a Foundation Fellow of the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives, a Fellow of the West African College of Nurses and Midwives and a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

She is a Founding Member of the Health Sector Occupational Pensions Scheme (HSOPS) and is currently the Member Secretary of its Board. She is a member of the Ghana Social Partnership Council where she represents Organised Labour.

She recently was awarded as Ghana Most Inspiring Woman in heath by Africmedia Galaxy in recognition of her passion as a nurse and her  contribution to the development of young people.

She is passionate about strengthening of Trade Unions and issues that border on Social Protection, Migration and adolescent reproductive health.

She is married with three children.