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24 nurses, as many midwives graduate in Nangarhar

24 nurses, as many midwives graduate in Nangarhar

Jan 08, 2017 - 16:14

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-four nurses and as many midwives Sunday given away certificates on completing a two-year training course in eastern Nangarhar province.

Public healthinfo-icon director Dr. Najibullah Kamawal said the graduating students had passed entry test to qualify for the two-year programme.

He said the nurses and midwives would discharge duty in remote districts to help decrease child-mother mortality rate.

Speaking on the occasion, Governor Gulab Mangal said as part of their training, each nurse and midwife cost $20000. He urged families to allow their daughters to get educationinfo-icon and serve their communities.

More than 636 girls have so far graduated from the same institute in Nangarhar and nearly 144 others are under training.

A member of the provincial council, Humira Rafi, said the graduating nurses and midwives would help people in faraway areas in treatment and they would serve their own people

 Provincial womeninfo-icon’s affairs head Anisa Imrani also called on the females to encourage people to send their daughters to the health sector.

One of the graduated females, Robina from Khewa district, said “We learned many things from our teachers during the two years.” She promised to serve people in her own district.



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