Ministry of Health holds appointment ceremony of fresher nurses


A ceremony to appoint fresher nurses was held at the meeting hall of the Ministry of Health yesterday.
First, Union Minister Dr Thet Khaing Win said that it can provide the needs of nurses/midwives in conducting COVID-19 prevention, control and treatment activities out of the five-point roadmap of the State Administration Council. The ministry drafts the National Health Project, Rural Health Development Project, 30-year Myanmar Health Vision as per the National Health Policy to increase the healthcare coverage throughout the country, including rural areas. The government also emphasizes health-related human resources to provide health projects. In reform processes of the government, it sets to conduct systematic human resource production, usage, deployment and management and to produce adequate qualified human resources.
The Ministry of Health also produces qualified doctors, nurses, midwives and medics yearly to provide health services for the people.
The Union minister also instructed the new appointments to serve assignments dutifully, follow the professional ethics, communicate the people warmly and keep the mindset of Florence Nightingale, founder of nursing and four Myanmar nurses who won Nightingale awards and not to abandon the patients at any circumstances.
Then, Deputy Minister Prof Dr Aye Tun handed over the appointment certificates to the representatives of the graduated nurses from the nursing schools of Nay Pyi Taw, Monywa and Loikaw.
A total of new 684 nurses were appointed yesterday —65 from the nursing schools of Nay Pyi Taw, Monywa and Loikaw at the meeting hall of the Ministry of Health while another 619 from 22 nursing/midwifery training schools in respective regions and states. Moreover, the remaining 165 midwives who will complete training soon will be appointed as quickly as possible and further nursing and midwifery training and bridging courses will be also conducted. — MNA

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