Mulanje Mission College of Nursing and Midwifery Graduates 128

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Mulanje Mission College of Nursing has graduated 128 nurses and midwives with diplomas during its 14th graduation.

Speaking during the graduation, Moderator of Blantyre CCAP Synod, the college's proprietor Reverend Masauko Mbolembole said the synod has ambitious plans of introducing clinical and environmental health programmes at the College.

Reverend Mbolembole said since early 1950s, the college has been introducing nurse and midwives only.

"As the church, we expect the nurses and midwives from our college to be exemplary because apart from the nursing and midwifery training, we also teach them love and biblical scriptures," said Reverend Mbolembole.

Executive Director of Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) Happy Makala told Zodiak Online that with 11 nursing and midwifery colleges, association is proud to contribute to the country’s health system

"We have been registering dropouts in CHAM training institutions due to school fees and it is our plea to the corporate world to consider adopting needy students in our colleges as the significance of their services cannot be overemphasized," said Makala.

Principal of Mulanje Mission College of Nursing and Midwifery Keith Lipato said his students performed well during college examinations and he expressed hope that they will do well during the licensure examinations administered by the Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi.

"Just like any other institution, COVID-19 affected the calendar, training delivery and concentration of the students, but we are glad to report that all 128 students have passed the college examinations and definitely they will do well during the council's examinations," said Lipato. 

This year's graduation was held under the theme “nurses and midwives: the angels in the global health.”

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