Yobe College of Nursing, Midwifery graduates record 90 qualified midwives


Yobe College of Nursing, Midwifery graduates record 90 qualified midwives

The investment in the health sector by the Yobe state government has made a new record with the graduation of 90 students as qualified Midwives with a 100% Success rate, from the Shehu Sule College of Nursing and Midwifery Damaturu.

This history making record is the first since the establishment of the College, producing a large number of Midwives with a 100% success record.

The College had under the Governor Mai Mala Buni administration enjoyed increased infrastructural development and facilities to qualify for full accreditation.

The Buni administration also constructed more classrooms and hostels, road network, instructional materials and equipment for improved teaching and learning in the college.

The successful graduation of the Midwives will boost qualified manpower required to run the Primary Healthcare Centers established by the Buni administration.

The state government has completed construction of over 130 functional Primary Healthcare Centers proposed at the inception of the Buni administration for each of the 178 political wards in the state.

Similarly, to make healthcare delivery accessible and affordable to the people, the Buni administration upgraded six comprehensive Health centers to General Hospitals and four General Hospitals to Specialists hospitals.

Government has also continued to train and retrain health workers under the Continuous Medical Education Programme, as well as, employment of many more to provide adequate manpower to health facilities in the state.


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