Medical Laboratory Technology graduates at Tombura Civil Hospital Pose for a Photograph with Tombura County Commissioner Babiro Gbamisi. [Gurtong/ David Bakundiri]
By David Bakundiri
YAMBIO, 22 July 2012 [Gurtong] – A Lab Technician and Instructor at the institution Michael Baiku said the training is an initiative to offer skills and open up employment opportunities for the youth who have completed school in the state.
Baiku said that 13 volunteers had registered for the training which started in April but one dropped out.
The 10-month intensive training covered Introduction to Health, Medical Parasitology, Bacteriology, Biochemistry, Mycology, Hormonology, Urinary System, CD4 Technology and other medical laboratory courses.
Baiku added this is the second phase of the training as the first phase cleared four graduates who are now employed with the government and various NGOs in the state.
The graduates’ representative, Clement Sere expressed excitement for having undergone the training and pledged to share skills acquired to help the society.
Sere thanked Tombura County Commissioner Babiro Gbamisi, hospital administration and all the partners for the technical support and the use the hospital’s equipment and encouragement to further their studies.
Gbamisi congratulated the graduates for their perseverance and all the hardships endured and encouraged all students who completed secondary school to be creative.
He further called on development partners to continue supporting efforts to build the capacity of various cadres of staff in the county.