CHALI MULENGA, Livingstone
MINISTER of Health Chitalu Chilufya has urged newly graduated nurses in Southern Province to show care and love to patients.
Dr Chilufya said nurses should not be rude to their patients by carrying problems from home to work and vent their frustrations on the sick.
He said this here on Saturday during a graduation ceremony of 411 nurses and midwives from four nursing schools in Southern Province in a speech read on for him by provincial deputy permanent secretary Douglas Ngimbu.
“Of the 411 who have graduated, 170 are registered nurses, 112 are midwives and 129 are enrolled nurses. This a clear demonstration that Government wants to better the health of its citizens,” he said.
Dr Chilufya said Government is on the right path and is committed to addressing the human resource crisis in the health sector.
He said Government has openned up new training schools and will READ MORE