Students from Sinoe County pursing nursing profession are expected to gather at a major meeting this Saturday in Monrovia to meet with health officials of the County and discuss issues regarding the health care delivery system in Sinoe County.
The meeting will be held on the campus of the AME Zion University located on Benson Street in Monrovia, beginning at 11am and expected to be attended by nursing students from Sinoe County who are enrolled at various universities and vocational schools in Monrovia and its environs, including the United Methodist University (UMU), Mother Parten Polytechnic, TNIMA and the Smart Institute.
According to the National President of the Sinoe County Association in the Americas (SCAA), Mr. Sam Togba Slewion, the meeting is organized by the leadership of the SCAA in collaboration with the Sinoe University Students Union (SUSU) to assist the county health officials in addressing the nursing staff challenges in the county.
Mr. Slewion explained further that health officials of Sinoe County are expected to be in attendance at the meeting to provide status reports of the health care delivery system of the County, including internship opportunities for nursing students at F. J.Grant Hospital and Clinics throughout the County.
He added that it is anticipated that Sinoeans who are pursuing degrees and diplomas in nursing will attend the meeting to leverage the opportunity to meet with their health officials to share their views on improving the health care delivery system in the County. “We all need to be a part of the solution and not just the problem, “Mr. Slewion quipped.
He then commended that leadership of SUSU for collaborating with the SCAA in arranging the venue of the meeting and planning for successful engagement with the county health officials regarding the health care challenges in Sinoe County.