By Azania Post Reporter
Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children has finalized its plan to improve nursing curriculum in offering service to patient on a critical care facility, to be completed at the end of this month.
Ministry’s permanent secretary Dr. Mpoki Ulisubisya said the country needs enough specialists in provision of critical care services staffed by the Emergency Medicine department (EMD) to patients with life-threatening conditions.
Dr. Ulisubisya said this at the ceremony to welcome 16 Cuban specialists to Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), to help in improving health services provision including boosting working capacity among nurses and specialists.
“Our strategy is to have curriculum of nursing by the end of this month, the nurses will be taught on serving people at critical ill or critical injury including providing minor and major surgical services for patients with emergency surgical needs from the EMD,” he said.
The PS said the Cuban specialists who are expected to serve Tanzanian for two years, their stay in the country will increase skills and knowledge to local specialists as well as reduce the number and type of patients to be transferred outside the country for treatment, because the appropriate services will be provided in the country by Cuban specialists.
Cuban specialists including 10 nurses, two anesthesiologists, two doctors serving at Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and one for radiology and eye surgeon.