Dunkwa Nursing, Midwifery College holds  12th Matriculation for 953 students 

A total of 953 students have gained admission at the Nursing and Midwifery Training College at Dunkwa-on-offin in the Upper Denkyira East municipality of the Centyral Region.

Odiamono Niri Twum Barmah II, Chief of Baadoa

They had been shortlisted from 3,415 candidates who applied to pursue various programmes at the college.

A hundred and three (103) male students have been registered to pursue Registered General Nursing (RGN) alongside their 310 female counterparts while 272 students are to study Nurse Assistant Clinicals with 268 for the Registered Midwifery programme.

Dr. David Ben Sampson, Principal of Dunkwa NMTC said at the12th Matriculation ceremony on Tuesday that the College, which was established in January 2009 as a Health Assistant Training school initially, has a student population of 2,122 and runs four Programmes namely Registered General Nursing (RGN); Registered Midwifery (RM); Nurse Assistant Clinical, previously Health Assistant Clinical and the Post NAC/NAP.

He commended the 104 teaching and non-teaching staff, the college advisory board and the stakeholders Association for their developmental efforts to grow the college over the years.

The students swear the matriculation oath

The Principal encouraged tutors to put up their best to ensure effective teaching and learning towards achieving academic nursing and midwifery and professional goals.

Dr. Sampson also advised students who have any form of challenge to patronize the counselling unit of the college to better integrate into the institution and also effect good academic output as well as enhance normal adaptation to social life on campus.

He further advised the SRC and its leadership to go a step further in their duties to sensitise all students at the respective levels or classes to take their academic work seriously to avert poor performance and misconduct.

Ebenezer Forson Appiah, Municipal Chief Executive commended the management team, the Advisory board and the stakeholders for the successes chalked so far.

He acknowledged the infrastructure challenges that confronts the college and assured that the Municipal Assembly, as a major stakeholder in the progress or advancement, will assist the College at the appropriate time.

The chief of Baadoa, Odiamono Niri Twum Barimah II, who represented the Denkyira Traditional Council, advised the students to respect the authorities and take their studies seriously.


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