Health Care Training, Crucial to Development — JAFAD

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Qualitative healthcare training acquired with good morals and culture of international best practices has been said to be pivotal to achieving excellence in health care delivery system in the country.

 

The Coordinator, Jafad College of Health Technology, Mr. Gbenga Awolowo, said this in a statement announcing the readiness of the school to commence full operations and admission of its first set of students in September this year.

 

Awolowo noted that the college, which was formerly Oru Refugee Camp, Oru-Ijebu, Ogun State, was the brainchild of the duo of Prof. and Mrs. Fatai Durojaiye.

 

He said that the school was established to equip young Nigerians with cutting-edge health care skills and training that meet with the challenges of the 21st century.

 

He said, “It is against this background that the school has not only assembled best of minds as members of its academic staff, but has also provided multimillion-naira ultra modern facilities such as a spacious lecture rooms, well equipped laboratories, conducive hostels for boys and girls, standard libraries, sporting facilities, among others.

 

“All these are to make the students of the institution compete favourably with their counterparts’ globally.”

 

The school offers 22 accredited courses currently and hopes to commence the first-ever privately owned nursing school in Nigeria next year.

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