Kathmandu, 26th July (Nagarik) – Real Medicine Foundation has handed over support and educational materials to Bir Hospital Nursing Campus, the nursing school of National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS). RMF Program Manager Ganesh Shrestha handed over the support to Prof. Dr. Ganesh Bahadur Gurung, Honorable Vice Chancellor of NAMS in a special ceremony.
In the ceremony, Dr. Gurung highlighted the fact that initiation of the Midwifery Education Program at NAMS was long awaited and involved a lot of effort from many people. He explained that quality education can bring about remarkable changes in the health status of the country and the country should make arrangements so that the produced human resources can be utilized within the country.
RMF formally started operating in Nepal in 2015 and has been contributing to rescue relief during the disaster, as well as other health-related fields. This is the first academic year for the Bachelor of Midwifery education at NAMS, and 9 students have been enrolled in the program this year.
Prof. Pramila Dewan, Campus Chief of Bir Hospital Nursing Campus appreciated the support of RMF for the smooth running of Midwifery Education Program and was convinced that RMF would collaborate with NAMS in the days to come.