Four hundred and two students who graduated from St Joseph School of Nursing and Midwifery have been challenged to reach out to their patients, make health services attractive and take their services as a calling to save lives.
The call was made by the Jinja Catholic Bishop Martin Wamika, in a speech delivered for him by the Diocesan Secretary for Education, Rev Fr Joseph Kizito during the 8th graduation ceremony at the weekend.
The school, owned by the Catholic Diocese of Jinja, is run by the little Sisters of St Francis of Assisi.
Thirty-nine received a Diploma in Midwifery extension, 237 received a Certificate in Midwifery, while 126 received a Certificate in Nursing.
“You are called by God to handle lives, save lives, relieve pain and reassure the sick; so you must have the passion, commitment and professionalism to restore hope,” Bishop Wamika said.
He further challenged…