The Jordanian Nursing Council (JNC) is a national government regulatory institution for nursing and midwifery in Jordan. The JNC is governed by a board headed by Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al Hussein as president of the council. The board is comprised of 14 key representatives of healthcare institutions. JNC was established to protect the public and enhance their health through the development of the nursing and midwifery profession.

The Council aims to:

  • Participate in setting national health strategies and establish plans and programs regarding the profession and their implementation.
  • Develop human resources in the field of nursing to raise the standard of nursing performance in accordance with scientific and practical developments.
  • Support scientific research to enhance the development of the profession.

The King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) in Jordan is one of the best comprehensive cancer centers in the Middle East. KHCC treats over 7000 new cancer patients each year, from Jordan and the region.

KHCC Nursing department has achieved Magnet designation; this is the highest level of recognition possible that the ANCC can accord to healthcare organizations which provide the services of Registered Professional Nurses based on quality indicators and standards of nursing practice. KHCC is the first oncology hospital outside of the United States of America (USA) to become a member of the (MAGNET) accreditation.

Moreover, KHCC is accreditation, from JCI, as a disease-specific cancer center and the only cancer center outside the United States to be awarded the Joint Commission International Clinical Care Program Certificate (CCPC) for its Oncology Program.