89 trained certified SRN gets orientation for deployment
Freetown June 28, 017 (MOHS) - Eighty-nine (89) newly certified State Registered Nurses (SRN) Set 43 from the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS) have received orientation for deployment in various health facilities across the country on Tuesday June 27, 2017 at the conference hall of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation.
Group photo of newly certified SRN and Chief Nursing Officer,
Matron Hossinatu Koroma and her two Deputies
The orientation was organized by the Ministry of Health and Sanitation Directorate of Nursing and Midwifery Services.
Addressing the newly certified State Registered Nurses, the Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation 1, Madam Madina Rahman reminded the nurses about the dress code of the profession and commended them for choosing to be a nurse because of the passion they have for the job.
Deputy Health and Sanitation Minister 1, Madan Madina Rahman
She informed them that the nursing profession is a calling and thankless job that needs courage, commitment and compassion, adding that the sky is their limit to know their strength, do the right thing and save lives.
Madam Rahman said that the love of the country should be more paramount for nurses, adding that they as primary health giver must be patriotic by saving lives rather than the urge for money.
She pleaded to them to be the change that the Ministry wants by making the difference and reiterated the need for commitment and dedication to service.
Permanent Secretary, Mr. David Banya
The Permanent Secretary, Mr. David Banya stressed the relevance of the code of ethics of the nursing profession not only their responsibilities and obligations but also to know about their rights and privileges.
The Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Matron Hossinatu Koroma, reminded them that nursing is a noble profession for which they are expected to upkeep the ethics and code of conducted of the profession by setting the pace for others to follow.
Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Matron
She reiterated that as health professionals, they should adhere to the Civil Service Code of Ethics and the Code of Ethics of the nursing profession.
Director of Human Resource for Health, Mr. Eward
The Director of Human Resource for Health, Mr. Edward Kwame Yankson congratulated the newly recruited nurses and admonished them to be committed to service.