MoU signed to train students of nursing collegesPeshawar: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Bacha Khan Medical Complex (BKMC), Medical Teaching Institute (MTI) and two nursing colleges of Swabi on Thursday.
The MoU signing ceremony was held at the Auditorium Hall of BKMC-MTI, under which fifty students of each nursing college will be trained in the hospital. The event was also attended by principals and students of Quaid-e-Azam Institute of Nursing and Health Science and Swabi College of Nursing and Health Science.
Speaking on the occasion, the Nursing Director Mehran Khan said that there is an acute shortage of nurses not only in Pakistan but all over the world, at present, there is only one nurse for 30 to 35 patients in Pakistan which is contrary to the policy of WHO.
The hospital director highlighted the importance of the nursing field and said that the best health care is not possible without trained nursing and other supporting staff.
Dr Mehboob clarified that change in the health system comes from the change in the health delivery system.
Dean, CEO BKMC-MTI Prof Dr Shams-ur-Rehman, Medical Director Dr Shahid Nisar also highlighted the importance of nurses and assured full cooperation with both colleges.