Barentu, 14 September 2020 – In its 10th commencement, Barentu School of Assistant Nurses graduated 100 students today, 14 September.
In a speech he delivered, director of the school, Mr. Thomas Zeremariam stated that out the 116 students that were enrolled, 100 students including 48 females were graduated fulfilling the requirements of the School and the Ministry of Health. The theoretical and practical training lasted 18 months, the director added.
Coordinator of Schools for Assistant Nurses in all Regions, Sister Alganesh Teklegergish on her part said that over 3 thousand 369 assistant nurses have been graduated since 2003 owing to the effort being conducted nationwide with the objective of increasing the number of assistant nurses both in quality and quantity.
Sister Alganesh went on to congratulate trainers and trainees for successfully completing the training period respecting the guidelines to combat the spread of COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges it created.
Director General of Policy, Planning and Human Development at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Berhane Debru on his part reminding graduates that their profession demands professional ethics, humanity, patience and perseverance called on them to serve the people and Government that created them the opportunity.