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Winners of the “Global Research Nurses India Competition”

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our contest and helped make it a success!

And a special congratulations to Divya Reghunath, the winner of the funded attendance to  The World Congress on Nursing & Healthcare Summit 2019 in Bangalore, India 21st - 22nd November 2019!   

Divya Reghunath is a , M.Sc Nursing Student at the  Narayana Hrudayalaya College of Nursing in Bangalore. She is also a nursing officer at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi and a member of the Global Health Network. Her essay on “The Role of Nurses in Improving Patient Care through Clinical Research” has been selected as the best entry and it has been crowned the winner!

Divya Reghunath essay illustrated cleverly how best practice recommendations derived from research are shaping daily practice in nursing. She also discussed how important it is for nurses to not only carry out research but to disseminate research findings to ensure all nursing practices are based on best-evidence.

Second a third winners of this competition, Rajani Nair and Shani S D, have been awarded a paperback version of Essentials of Nursing research: appraising evidence for nursing practice by Denise F Polit. Rajani Nair is a nurse at the MNS in Udhampur. Shani S D is a Ward Sister Neurosurgery ICU & PhD scholar at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology in Trivandrum.

The winning competition entries can be found here.


Our panel of judges, which included coordinators of the Global Research Nurses, chose the winning entry based on how well it exemplified the entry requirements.


Congratulations to our 3 winners!