Sunday, January 17, 2016

The Triphaena Todd Award
Triphaena Todd was a former public health nurse in Guyana and founder-member of AGNAP. The award is a momentary donation given annually by AGNAP to the Guyana midwife who tops the class in their final exam.

The Lois Ramphal Bursary
Lois Ramphal, our first president, is herself a nurse. The bursary in her name is awarded to a nurse wishing to carry out further post-graduate nursing research studies to achieve his/her MSc Nursing degree.

The Daphne Steele Memorial Lecture
Daphne Steele was a nurse, midwife and health visitor who became Britain's first balck matron. AGNAP had now renamed its annual public leactures in Croydon in her remembrance.

The Pam Mittelholzer/Jean Fairbairn Fund
Pam and Jean were both qualified midwives and members of AGNAP. Pam was instrumental in the development of the Guyana Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Association and Jean was a sickle cell disease sufferer. The fund has been created by AGNAP to provide financial support for tests, medication etc. for SCD sufferers in Guyana.

The (proposed Dr Edward Adams Memorial Fund) in partnership with St George's Medical School, Tooting will offer relief to black or other ethnic minority medical students who are suffering financial hardship.