Deputy Minister for Health assures payment of nursing students’ allowances

Health Matriculation Nursing  Student Nurses allowances to be ready soon
Mrs Tina Gifty Naa Ayeley Mensah

Mrs. Tina Gifty Naa Ayeley Mensah, the Deputy Minister for Health in Charge of Health Training Institutions, has announced that significant progress has been made in plans for the payment of allowances to nursing students.

She assured that the has implemented measures to facilitate the disbursement of allowances, supporting students in their pursuit of quality education to deliver essential health services.

Speaking at the 11th and 12th matriculations and first graduation ceremony of the Nursing and Midwifery Training College in Krobo near , Region, Mrs Mensah emphasized the government's commitment to promoting health services for citizens.

She assured the students that the government would not cancel allowances meant to support them, emphasizing that it preferred owing them, with a commitment to paying in due time.

Mrs Mensah urged the students to remain focused on their studies while the government and its partners made preparations for the disbursement of allowances.

She reiterated the government's commitment to securing jobs for nursing graduates, emphasizing the importance of engaging all graduates in contributing to the nation-building process.

Highlighting the significance of the health sector for national development, Mrs Mensah underscored the government's dedication to improving the sector to provide essential health services for the people.

Mr. Kwasi Adu-Gyan, the Bono East Regional Minister, addressed the graduates, advising them to embrace personal and social values that would shape them into responsible and well-groomed health professionals.

He encouraged them to manifest their training in their activities, demonstrating honesty, commitment, sacrifice, and a deep appreciation for human life in delivering healthcare.

The matriculation and graduation ceremony saw a total of 953 students, including 426 State Registered Nursing (SRN), 174 Public Health, 37 Midwifery, and 316 Nursing Assistant Preventive (NAP), take significant steps in their educational journey.

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