Over 60 Health workers graduates in Juba

By: Tombura James

At least 62 the students have graduated from Juba School of Nursing and Midwifery.

There were 43 nurses and 19 midwives who graduated yesterday.  

Susan Poni, Deputy Director for Nursing and Midwifery said the number of midwives serving in the country have increased compared to the past years.

She added that the Ministry of Health was working hard to ensure that there were health schools across the country.

Poni appreciated the parents for supporting the students both financially and morally which she said had resulted to their success.

She appealed to them to continue with such positive attitude to encourage more young people to join the profession.

Poni urged the graduates to aim higher and go for degree and masters levels, adding that if they get employed they should serve wholeheartedly.

Lagu Simon, the Academic Registrar said it was the third batch of JSNM graduating and the school has graduated 200 students in three years. He said they do graduation every year in December.

Meanwhile, Joan Matana, the Principal of JSNM appreciated the effort of Dr. Xaviour Okedi Francis, the School Director for his effort to install the school with well-equipped library which has helped the students in excessive research adding to the reasons of their success and excellence.

Rt. Rev. David Roch, the former Guild president of JSNM said the students are very grateful for the service rendered for them by the school which has given upper hands for many of the graduates to get jobs easily.

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