95 Ghanaian nurses arrive in Barbados on 2-year contract


The Ministry of Health has reported that 95 Ghanaian nurses, on an assignment for a two-year nursing contract in Barbados, has arrived in Bridgetown, the capital of the Caribbean nation.

The just-showed up ninety-five Ghanaian medical nurses are the individuals who successfully passed an enlistment interview directed by a Ghanaian and Barbadian Select Board of trustees.

The first batch of health professionals consisting of 46 males and 49 females, were seen off at the Kotoka International Airport by the Deputy Minister for Health, Hon Tina Gifty Mensah and some officials from the Ministry.

The Deputy Minister for Health, Hon. Tina Gifty addressing the health care experts before takeoff exhorted them to be diligent, show polished methodology in the work and watch the laws of Barbados to raise high the flag of Ghana.

She emphasized the need for the medical attendants to likewise watch the way of life of their host nation to encourage their stay since they were moving into another country with various culture and custom.

The Ghanaian health professionals on upon their arrival were welcome by the Barbados’ Minister for Health, Lt Col Jeffrey Bostic, Minister for Tourism, Senator Lisa Cummins and other government officials.

The nurses will be posted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Geriatric Hospitals and polyclinics to support health care delivery in Barbados.

source: Frichy News

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