60 Foreign graduates of Medical Laboratory Science commence retraining program at AKTH

Sixty foreign graduates of Medical Laboratory Sciences from different Universities in the world have resumed a one-year retraining program in the Medical Laboratory Sciences at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, (AKTH) Kano.

Solacebase reports that addressing the graduates at the main conference hall of the hospital, AKTH Chief Medical Director, Professor Abdurrahman Abba Sheshe urged them to be hardworking and responsible during the period of their training.

A statement issued and signed on Wednesday by Assistant Director Public Relations of the Hospital, DPR, AKTH,  Hauwa Muhd Abdullahi said the CMD noted that as medical personnel, they should serve as a model in the fight against COVID-19 by taking their vaccination as well as encouraging the general public to do the same.

60 Foreign graduates of Medical Laboratory Science commence retraining program at AKTH.

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‘’As part of orientation, the  Chairman, Kano state Chapter of Medical Laboratory Scientists the Association, Comrade Shehu Musa spoke on Ethics and Professional Conducts in the profession in which he dwelled on confidentiality of patients, employer, quality assurance, teamwork in enhancing proper management of patients, equity and fairness in handling patients among others,’’ said the statement.

‘’About fifteen different Universities that sent in their students for the retraining program are Mount Kenya University, Sudan International, Saint Monica  University in Cameroon, Maryam Abacha American University in Maradi, Sharda University, NIMS India, Jamia Hamdad and Singhawa University etc.’’

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‘’Others who spoke at the occasion include the Coordinator of the training, Surajo Alkasim Muhammad, Assistant Director, Chemical Pathology of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, the Head of Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences of Bayero University Kano, Dr Jamilu A Bala and the Deputy Chairman Medical Advisory Committee, Dr Abdullahi Kabir Suleiman.’’

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