CGFNS International, Inc. is the leading credentials evaluation organization for nurses educated in Ghana who want to practice nursing in the U.S.
As the leading credentials evaluation organization for Ghanian nurses seeking to practice nursing in the U.S., we’re the only organization that can provide trusted credentials evaluation, verification and certification services for each step of your journey: from immigration to licensure, education or employment to specialty certification.
Our trusted reports for Ghanian nurses provide immigration authorities, regulatory bodies, recruiters, employers and academic institutions with a comprehensive, accurate assessment of your qualifications compared to U.S. standards.
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Ghanian Nursing Workforce – At Home & Abroad
Ghana has done well to improve the quantity of nurses working in the country. Overall workforce and per capita numbers more than doubled in the past decade. There are over 125,000 nurses employed in Ghana. Slightly more nursing associates than nursing professionals work in the country.
About 200,000 people of Ghanaian descent live in the United States.
States with large Ghanaian communities include:
In the U.S., over 15% of the more than 3.7 million registered nurses in the United States are foreign-born, many of whom completed their training in countries other than the U.S.
There is a nationwide shortage of nurses in the U.S. due to a growing and aging population and many nurses retiring, but the demand for nurses differs from state to state. Within each state, more nurses may be needed in either cities or in rural areas.
View information and requirements for internationally educated nurses by state using our Select Your Service by State tool.