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CGFNS Launches Credentials Verification Service for the Nursing Council of New Zealand

News Release, Services
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

News Release
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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CGFNS Participates in UN Conference to Adopt Global Compact on Migration

Philadelphia—Representatives from more than 160 countries marked the 70th anniversary of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights by adopting the first international agreement to address global migration management in Marrakech, Morocco. CGFNS International, Inc., attended the conference, offering its expertise as an NGO with consultative status to the UN.…
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CGFNS International Enters Strategic Partnership with OADN to Examine Global Nursing Education

News Release
Philadelphia—CGFNS International, Inc., the world’s largest credentials analysis organization serving the nursing and allied health care professions, and the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) have entered into a strategic partnership to examine nursing education with a global perspective. A joint Memorandum of Understanding details how CGFNS and OADN will…
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CGFNS International President & CEO Dr. Franklin Shaffer Speaks at Italian Transcultural Nursing Society

Rome—CGFNS International, Inc., President and CEO Dr. Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN, FFNMRCSI, was a featured speaker at the 11th National Congress of the Italian Transcultural Nursing Society in Rome, Italy, where he discussed nurse migration in the context of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The Nov. 24…
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CGFNS Appoints Nationally Known Nurse Regulatory Leader

News Release, Uncategorized
PHILADELPHIA, PA—CGFNS International, Inc., the world’s largest credentials analysis organization, welcomes nationally recognized authority on nursing regulation, Karen V. Scipio-Skinner MSN, RN, to serve as its Client Engagement Regional Director. Her responsibilities will span the United States at the state, national and federal regulatory levels. In this inaugural role, Ms.…
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