A total of 97 students, out of whom 45 are females graduated from Ginda School of Associate Nurse on February 5 upon completion of a year-long certificate course.
Ginda, 7 February 2011 – A total of 97 students, out of whom 45 are females graduated from Ginda School of Associate Nurse on February 5 upon completion of a year-long certificate course.
During the graduation ceremony, the director of the school, Mr. Michael Jahrai, indicated that the graduates are from remote areas of Gelalo, Foro, Karora, Adobha, Nacfa and Dahlak. Upon returning to their respective areas, they are expected to serve with dedication in the health centers of their respective localities.
He further explained that the course comprises internal disorder, minor operation, health fertility, child care and environmental sanitation.
The coordinator of associate nurse schools, Ms. Kudusan Abraha, said on her part that more than 2,000 health professionals have so far graduated from Mendefera, Barentu, Ginda and Asmara schools of associate nurse that were opened beginning 2003.
Likewise, the director general of human resource development in the Health Ministry, Dr. Andom Ogbamariam, pointed out that the Ministry, in collaboration with partners, is working diligently to tackle shortage of facilities so as to correlate theoretical aspect with practical one.
The Ginda School of Associate Nurse that is graduating students for the 2nd time has the capacity of enrolling 100 students in one shift.