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UNFPA donates $12,000 to Solwezi midwifery school

DORIS KASOTE, Solwezi
THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated US$12,000 and assorted midwifery teaching models and equipment valued at K100,530 towards the establishment of a midwifery school at Solwezi School of Nursing.
Speaking when she handed over the donation, UNFPA deputy representative Chinwe Ogbonna said the gesture was the United Nations (UN) agency’s support to the Ministry of Health to strengthen midwifery education.
And North-Western provincial medical officer Choonga Simulyamana said the province has three nursing schools but with no midwifery school.
Dr Simulyamana hopes that the midwifery school will be opened soon and thanked UNFPA for the gesture.


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