A total of 48 students, 36 of whom are females, graduated from Barentu School of Associate Nurse in patient’s care on January 17.
Barentu, 19 January 2014 – A total of 48 students, 36 of whom are females, graduated from Barentu School of Associate Nurse in patient’s care on January 17.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony, Mr. Thomas Zeremariam, director of the school, pointed out that the graduates have been attending over 10-month theoretical and practical course, and that they have lived up to the set standard. He further expressed conviction that they would serve the community with dedication.
Sister Kudusan Abraha, Coordinator of regional Associate Nurse Schools, explained that the Health Ministry is making substantial investment towards nurturing competent and ample health personnel and that the school is playing significant role in this regard. She also stated that 754 students have so far graduated from the school.
Similarly, Dr. Berhane Debru, Acting head of HRD, plan and policy in the Health Ministry, said that the profession occupies a special place in medical service, and called on the graduating batch to fulfil their duty with higher sense of uprightness.
A representative of the graduates expressed readiness to translate into practice the knowledge the group have acquired and serve the people with commitment.
Mr. Omer Mohammed, Director General of Gash-Barka regional administration, handed prizes to students who demonstrated excellence.