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The School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) is an active member of the nursing professional bodies of Pakistan including Pakistan Nursing Council and Pakistan Nurses, Midwives Federation

These bodies are responsible for setting and approving curricula for various nursing programmes offered in the country, providing licenses for practice and developing policies to improve the quality of healthcare provided by nurses and midwives. 

Nursing and Midwifery Leaders' Forum​

SONAM leads an advocacy group for nurses and midwives with representations from the Pakistan Nursing Council; Pakistan Nurses, Midwives Federation; Midwifery Association of Pakistan, deans and directors of the nursing and midwifery schools; and nurse leaders and managers from the clinical practice areas across Sindh.

The Nursing and Midwifery Leaders' Forum (NMLF) aims to empower nurse leaders in Pakistan to work for the sustained development of the profession through an alliance between the public and private sectors.


"Enhancement of the nursing profession in Pakistan in order to improve 
the quality of nursing education, practice and research."


  • ​To create a forum for the exchange of ideas and knowledge amongst its members and lead the development of relevant nursing policies, strategies, rules and regulations based on identified issues. ​​
  • With PNC, PNF and other collaborative partners, NMLF aims to play an active role in the advancement of high-quality nursing education and practice in order to improve quality of care towards the population.​
  • To promote evidence-based practise through research, continuing education and modelling culturally appropriate practices. 
  • To be a collective voice for issues related to nursing and the health of the people in Pakistan; develop and promote strategies that support and advocate public health policy. 

NMLF is in the process of expanding its membership to nurse leaders across all the provinces of Pakistan. If you would like to know more about the Forum or wish to be a part of it, please write to us at ​​