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Monday, March 16, 2020

Nurses Protests Against the Recruitment of Secondary School Drop Outs in Community Nursing Program

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives have held a quiet walk to show their dismay against the ongoing move by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to enroll optional school graduates into the nursing plan.

The NMCN had referred to the deficiency of HR for wellbeing at the country-rural regions because of the mass relocation to urban zones and different nations by nurses as a purpose behind the enlistment.

The nursing council expressed that the presentation of Community Nursing Program would meet the human services needs of country networks and difficult to arrive at territories and help to accomplish Supportable Improvement Objectives and widespread wellbeing inclusion in Nigeria.

It included endless supply of the program, Students will be enlisted as an authorized community nurse by the NMCN to rehearse in homes, primary Healthcare centers, and communities in Nigeria.

In communicating their dismay against the move, nurses under the umbrella of Nursing Group Administrators portrayed the enrollment as a political move instead of Professional one.

The group included that there was no confirmation of the requirement for the foundation of the licensed community nursing, saying it was 'absurd' and being done to push the plan of a specific district of the nation.

The nurses, who held a serene dissent walk to the Nursing and Midwifery Board office, recited melodies, and conveyed placards to show their dissatisfaction.

The nurses additionally expressed that the Nigerian Government was running from its duty of giving quality human services to the people.

They additionally asserted that most state governments had not reported PHC work employment in two years, focusing on that the plan would additionally exacerbate the issue confronting the Healthcare framework in the nation.


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