Hannah Yawson is a Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer. She was the pioneering Principal of the Midwifery Training College, Yeji in 2016. Prior to her appointment as principal in 2016, she was a tutor at NMTC, Sekondi.

 Two years after heading the Midwifery Training College, Yeji, she was transferred to Lawra NTC where she served as Principal. In 2019, she was transferred from Lawra NTC to NMTC Krobo Odumasi where she spent just two months before being finally transferred to her present station, NMTC, Twifo Praso as Principal and Advisory Board secretary of the school.

Hannah Yawson holds an MPhil in Administration in Higher Education from UCC, Bed. Health Sciences (Midwifery Option) also from UCC, a Bachelor of Science degree in Midwifery from GCUC as well as a Post-Graduate Diploma in Reproductive Health from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

Following her nomination (by virtue of her knowledge in reproductive health) and participation in the Trainer of Trainees workshop in Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, she became the first Nurse/Midwife in Ghana to head the newly created Adolescent Health Unit in the Western Region at Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital.

She has presented a paper at the 2nd Lead Nurse Africa International Conference which was held in Accra, Ghana. Additionally, she has attended numerous conferences including the Nurse Managers Conference which was held in Accra, Ghana and several others which have been organized by the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives.

She is a currently a member of GRNMA, the Nurse Educators Group, COHHETI and a fellow of the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives. She worked as a preceptor while at the clinical sector before switching fully to the classroom to lecture.

As a researcher, Hannah Yawson has published a peer-reviewed paper and others under review to be published.  Hannah is also a PhD candidate at the University of Cape Coast.