Hon. Ablakwa negotiates for paid internship for medical student evacuees from Ukraine

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa
Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

The Ranking Member of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee Honourable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has announced a successful internship programme for some selected medical student evacuees from Ukraine.

According to the Member of Parliament, his outfit has successfully negotiated for paid internship opportunities for twenty (20) medical student evacuees from Ukraine at the reputable Battor Catholic Hospital in his beloved constituency, North Tongu.

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In a statement, the young, hardworking and generous Lawmaker has explained that, the package also includes support in securing accommodation and feeding for the twenty (20) medical student evacuees from Ukraine.

The former Deputy Education Minister under the John Dramani Mahama’s NDC led government, who is poised to contribute positively towards quality education and healthcare delivery has called on all interested Ukrainian medical students who escaped the ongoing war to apply directly to the Medical Superintendent of the Battor Catholic Hospital from today, Monday, 28th March, 2022.

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He indicated that, the hospital management will strictly vet and screen all suitable applicants without any interference.

Mr. Ablakwa is glad this win-win initiative would offer our celebrated hospital additional hands to improve health delivery in his constituency, and also help in the interim to provide practical skills for our compatriots who have been through hell and are now considering their future options.

According to the MP, he would be great to see other health facilities replicate this North Tongu/Battor Catholic Hospital initiative.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh


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