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CGFNS Research in AJN: Migrating Health Professionals’ Recruitment Experiences Are Mostly Positive, But Ethical Problems Remain

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January 3, 2020 – Foreign-educated health professionals (FEHPs) in the United States are generally satisfied with their recruitment experience despite the persistence of certain unethical practices, the first major survey of the U.S. international nurse recruitment industry in more than a decade has found. While strides have been made in…
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CGFNS International Announces Changes to the Board of Trustees and Re-Election of Its Officers

PHILADELPHIA—The world’s premier credentials evaluation organization for nursing, CGFNS International, Inc., has announced the re-election of two nursing leaders as officers to its Board of Trustees. Sr. Rosemary Donley, PhD, APRN, FAAN, who holds the Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations at Duquesne University School of Nursing, was…
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CGFNS Launches Credentials Verification Service for the Nursing Council of New Zealand

PHILADELPHIA—CGFNS International, Inc. has expanded its Credentials Verification Service to support the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) in facilitating ongoing public safety and healthcare delivery. Through this service, CGFNS verifies and authenticates the credentials of internationally qualified nurses seeking to practice in New Zealand. The Credentials Verification Service for…
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CGFNS Names Mukul Bakhshi Director of Government Affairs

Personnel
CGFNS International, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mukul Bakhshi as Director of Government Affairs. In this role, Bakhshi will be responsible for establishing strategic direction and action related to policy and legislative initiatives. He will work closely with government agencies and various professional stakeholders to monitor the…
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CGFNS Contributes Expertise at the World Health Assembly 2019

Health for All
CGFNS International, Inc. attended the 72nd session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland from May 20-28, 2019 as part of the International Council of Nurses’ (ICN) delegation. The delegation – consisting of an international nurse leaders, ICN staff, and its partners – strengthened the voice of the nursing…
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CGFNS to Launch New Division Serving the Midwifery Profession

News Release
PHILADELPHIA—CGFNS International, Inc., the world’s most established credentials assessment organization for nurses and health professionals, is establishing a new division to provide qualifications assessments for the midwifery profession. In preparation, CGFNS and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) have partnered to create a new committee to assess the credentials of…
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CGFNS Partners with Trinisys to Pilot Blockchain Implementation

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PHILADELPHIA—CGFNS International, Inc. partnered with Trinisys to continue implementing its digital transformation by piloting blockchain technology for the CGFNS Certification Program®. This technology enables foreign educated nurses to have greater self-service capability over the acquisiton and storage of their documents in a secure, privacy-protected system. CGFNS will use these secure,…
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CGFNS Names Robin Jenkins to New Client Engagement Role

Announcements
PHILADELPHIA—CGFNS International, Inc. expands its client engagement program by appointing regulatory expert Robin Y. Jenkins to serve as Director for Allied Health Client Engagement, effective February 4, 2019. In this new role, Ms. Jenkins will be responsible for strengthening the organization’s relationships with regulatory clients in the allied healthcare sector…
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CGFNS Named NGO Associate of UN Department of Public Information

Philadelphia—CGFNS International, Inc., the world’s largest credentials analysis organization serving the nursing and allied healthcare professions, is pleased to announce it is now associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI). DPI’s Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations approved CGFNS for formal association on Dec. 20. As an associated NGO,…
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