Juba Institute of Health Science to produce professional health workers
Students of Juba Institute of Health Science doing practical (File photo)
By Koch Nhial Nhial
The Executive Director of Juba Institute of Health Science Dr. Isaac Ayii said plans were underway to improve health service delivery since they have embarked on training of more professional workers.
He told Juba Monitor on Wednesday that their concern was to reduce the wider gap of professional health workers in the country to promote health services. “We are going to change health indicators to a batter situation which would create hope to the people,” he said.
Dr. Ayii added that creation of job opportunities to the people was part of their concern by training citizens to be self-reliant.
He urged the government to provide security to the people to enable them increase man power in all sectors which may promote economic growth of the country.
The executive director of the health institute said the government should support private enterprises reviewing polices to allow institutions to build the capacity of their employees.
Gatkuoth Jal, student at the Laboratory after his course said he would go and serve the public by providing health services to them.
According to him, citizen should be informed about the presence of the institute in the country so that willing to serve in health department could the training
Juba Institute of Health Science is offering training in nursing, public health and clinical medicine, Laboratory among others.
Mary Nyoka, student of clinical medicine and public health said she joined the training in order to provide health service to the citizens. Ms. Nyoka added that after her studies she would be ready to serve the public to minimize unnecessary dead rates.
She said knowledge in health would give people more ability to set up health structures in the country that will in turn enhance public health care
According to Nyoka, many young people should join health institute since it was the only tool to fight against diseases, live threatening conditions, maintaining healthy environment.