By Nasiru Muhammad
Sixty foreign graduates of Medical Laboratory Sciences from different Universities in the world have arrived Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano for one year retraining program in the Medical Laboratory Sciences on Wednesday.
Addressing the graduates at the main conference hall of the hospital,the Chief Medical Director, Prof. Abdurrahman Abba Sheshe urged them to be good ambassadors to the hospital, hardworking and responsible during the period of their training.
He said as medical personals they should serve as model in the fight against COVID-19 by taking their vaccination as well as encouraging the general public to do the same.
As part of orientation, the Chairman ,Kano state Chapter of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists,Comrade Shehu Musa spoke on Ethics and Professional Conducts in the field which he dwelled on confidentiality of patients,employer, quality assurance, team work in enhancing proper management of patients, equity and fairness in handling patients among others.
About 15 different universities who sent in their students for the retraining program are Mount Kenya University, Sudan International, Saint Monica University in Cameroon, Maryam Abacha American University in Maradi, Sharda University, NIMS India,Jamia Hamdad and Singhawa University etc.
Others who spoke at the occasion included the Coordinator of the training , Surajo Alkasim Muhd,Assistant Director, Chemical Pathology of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, the Head of Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences of Bayero University Kano , Dr Jamilu A Bala and the Deputy Chairman Medical Advisory committee,Dr Abdullahi Kabir Suleiman.