Dozens of nurses graduate in Maidan Wardak
MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Thirty-eight women on Sunday graduated from a two-year nursing programme aimed at reducing maternal-child mortality rates in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said.
The training programme, the first-ever Wardak, cost 28 million afghanis which had been provided by the Global fund, the governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The certificates distribution ceremony was attended by the public health minister, the provincial governor and other high ranking officials, he said.
Governor Hayatullah Hayat congratulated the nurses and promised he would contact donor agencies to appoint them in different provinces.
Public Health Minister Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz pledged to develop the health sector in the province.
“About $282 million is needed for different public health departments in the province,” he said, expressing his faith in international agencies to help them develop the key sector.
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