Nurses, midwives complete training
KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Certificates were issued to 62 nurses and midwives after completing nursing and midwifery training at the paramedical institute in the southern Kandahar province, officials said on Monday.
Thirty-eight male nurses completed three years course while 24 midwives got two years training at the institute, the dean of the paramedical institute, Dr. Nasreen, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
She hoped that the graduation of the students would resolve the problem of nurses and midwives in the Kandahar City and districts.
It was the first ever of paramedical institute in the country which trained hundreds of students in four medical branches, the director of public health, Dr. Abdul Qayum Pukhla, said.
The deputy governor, Abdul Qadim Patyal, showed his pleasure over the graduation of the nurses and midwives, saying their graduation means saving the lives of thousands of people.
A graduated midwife, Salima, said that she got theatrical and practical training over the past two years, so they can treat her patients without any problem.
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