Wanted: Midwives in North-Western


MAYENGO NYIRENDA, Solwezi, Chipata
NORTH-WESTERN Province director of health Bushimbwa Tambatamba says the province is faced with a critical shortage of midwives. Speaking during the handover ceremony of a refurbished midwifery hostel at Solwezi School of Nursing and Midwifery, Dr Tambatamba said the province only has two colleges of nursing training midwives resulting in a critical shortage of midwives. The hostel, which was built in 1978, has been renovated by FQM Trident Limited through its Trident Foundation Limited (TFL) at a cost of K876,000. The mine also donated 56 bunk beds and 110 mattresses to the institution. “As a province, we are really struggling to have midwifery services covered across the CLICK TO READ MORE