The Damongo Nurses and Midwifery Training College on Saturday, 18th November, 2023 held a matriculation ceremony for 580 students for the 2023/2024 admission cycle and a special graduation ceremony, encompassing four year groups, including 2019/2020, 2020/2021, 2021/2022, and the current 2022/2023 group.
Of the 580 students admitted, 415 are females and 165 are males. The college welcomed 277 students into the NAC program, 199 into the RGN program, and inaugurated its first batch of 109 students for the Diploma in Midwifery program.
During the event, the West Gonja Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Musah Karim Kusubari, commended the students for their educational journey, acknowledging the challenges of nursing training.
He encouraged them to uphold professional ethics and embrace their responsibilities earnestly.
The Principal of the Damongo nurses and midwifery Training college, Hajia Ramatu Iddrisu highlighted the college’s success in licensing examinations by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana, citing impressive pass rates. Despite challenges like limited resources, she urged finding lasting solutions to enhance performance.
The principal reminded graduands that graduation opens doors to professional and academic opportunities, emphasizing dedication, hard work, and discipline in their pursuit of becoming registered nurses or midwives.
The Savannah Regional Minister, Hon. Saeed Muhazu Jibriel, as the special guest, congratulated matriculants, emphasizing the noble nature of their chosen profession.
He encouraged them to approach education with curiosity and glean insights not only from textbooks but also from their tutor’s experiences.
For the graduating students, the Regional minister acknowledged their milestone, urging them to use their education to make a positive impact with compassion and commitment to service in the healthcare field.
He also commended the Damongo Nurses and midwifery Training College for shaping individuals with knowledge and values essential to the nursing profession.
The Damongo Nurses and midwifery training college also used the event to award best performing students of the college with Laptops and citations for their outstanding performance.
Source: Padfm.com.gh/Kumatey Gorden/0243531604