The training coordinator of the Maternal Child Health AIDS (MCHAIDS) School in Kailahun District Josephine Madiyai has told the press in Kailahun town that the Nursing School in Kailahun District was established in 2010 to train MCHAIDS nurses from Kailahun District and beyond so that they can join efforts aimed at making health delivery services accessible to all Sierra Leoneans.
Josephine Madiyai told the press that the establishment of the MCHAIDS school in Kailahun District will not only make health facility accessible to all but will form part of the effort to capacitate the people of Kailahun District with the skills that will enhance their contribution to community development.
She maintained that since the inception of the school in Kailahun town three months ago they have succeeded in wiping out the strain those aspiring to get advance medical knowledge are exposed to when they travel to places like Segbwema Nixon School of nursing and other parts of the country.
The training coordinator confirmed that the first intake of MCHAIDS students in Kailahun District comprises of 47 students that have completed the introductory aspect of the course which lasted for three months and are now preparing to write their terminal exams.
Sister Josephine hinted that the training is free with beneficiaries mostly women getting three months package to serve as motivation that can make the course devoid of outside influence.
Madiyai said students who perform well at the end of the introductory course will be encouraged to start practical work in preparation for a new beginning as real medical nurses ready to serve their communities. She called on the nurses to continue to comport themselves not only during their courses but even after.
By Saffa Moriba