Government says it is receiving a lot of complaints about nurses’ negative attitude towards work.

Government says it is receiving a lot of complaints about nurses’ negative attitude towards work.
Deputy Ministry of Health Christopher Mulenga revealed this during graduation of 168 nurses from Mwami, Chipata General and St. Francis nursing schools held at Mwami Adventist Hospital in Chipata today.
Mr. Mulenga has since called on the nurses to have a right attitude towards work.
And the deputy minister says that government is committed to ensuring that the shortage of human resource is reduced.
He says that this will be done through increasing the enrolment of students in nursing schools and supporting good learning environment.
Mr. Mulenga says that this is the reason why government has allocated 500 million Kwacha to the three nursing schools in Eastern Province.
And speaking during the same occasion, Provincial Medical Director, Kennedy Malama says the ministry in the province will focus on improving the quality of learning in nursing schools.
Dr. Malama says that this will enable graduating nurses to handle the disease burden in the province professionally.
Meanwhile Mwami Hospital Nursing School Acting Principal, Felani Tembo has appealed to government to assist the three nursing schools in the province with transport.
Ms. Tembo also told the deputy minister that the three schools need support in infrastructure development.

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