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Over 150 graduate from Juba Health Science Institute

By Bullen Bala Alexander

At least one hundred and fifty six (156) students from Juba Health Science Institute have graduated in different courses.

Among students graduated are Clinical Officers, Laboratory Technicians and Theater attendants.

Speaking at the celebration ceremony at Nayakuron on Saturday, Dr. Gamal Hassan Guma Jubek State Director General at the Ministry of Health and Environment said that professions at the health institute would result to quality medication services for the citizens.

“The three professional groups are responsible for quality medication services because clinical officers diagnose the diseases and those working in the theaters would provide operation successfully,” said Dr. Hassan.

“The first thing I want you to know that time is very important in medical services and it should be your first priority, pay attention to the patient every time,” he advised.

Dr. Hassan said the graduate should make sure that they earn people’s appreciation wherever they will be working to make their profession a success.

It is good to hear that if this person (doctor) has not come, our patient would have not survived. It means that you are doing the right thing using your profession,” said Hassan.

However, he advised the graduates to be smart and honest during services delivery and avoid doing work under the influence of alcohol.

Hassan said that alcohol could make laboratory attendance to give wrong results as well as clinical officers might give wrong prescription to the patient.

He urged the graduates to continue to learn from their senior colleagues and teach their followers because it can make others to benefit more in their career.

Yei River State Minister of Gender, Child and Social Welfare, Awate Esther applauded the graduates for working hard and making sure that they met the requirements for graduation.

“My advice to you as a mother is that I normally say that, first of all marry your education after that  marry the job after that  marry the husband or  wife,” said Esther

“I am telling you it is not the end of the journey, you should continue aiming higher for more knowledge,”

Dr. Salyi Lolaku Samuel, the Jubek State Minister of Health and Environment expressed his readiness to employ some of the graduates in the State.

“I want to assure you that Jubek State Ministry of health is ready to employ who ever will come forth for employment and I am quite sure with staff we have in the Ministry you will get employment,” Dr. Lolaku said

He said those who are ready should go to them so that they can start the process early.

He also added that the diploma is not enough saying the Jubek State Ministry of Health is also ready to continue supporting those who want to pursue or want to go for more education

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