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Midwives asked to enroll for additional trainings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister of Health in-charge of Primary Health Care Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu has called for more training of midwives. Currently of the 20,475 midwives registered with the Nurses and Midwifery Council, only 22 have degrees in midwifery, 6,000 have diplomas whereas 13,000 …

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Kadaga pledges support to nurses, midwives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nurses and midwives in Uganda have renewed calls for better working and living conditions including accommodation and feeding, and have asked the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to intervene. Justus Cherop Kiplangat, the President of Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union said that nurses and midwives …

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Countries urged to improve nurses and midwives welfare

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The world will need an additional nine million nurses and midwives to achieve the commitment of providing all people with access to health care by 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. There are 22 million nurses and two million midwives worldwide, accounting …

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WHO calls on countries to dedicate 2020 to nurses, midwives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The World Health Organization-WHO has called on countries to invest in their health workforce in the New Year citing a global shortage of health workers. Nurses and midwives account for than 50 percent of the shortage. In a statement issued on Saturday afternoon, Dr. Tedros …

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