Southern Province Minister Cornelius Mweetwa says the government will continue to support institutions working to improve the provision of quality health care to Zambians.
Mr Mweetwa stated that the government wants universities and colleges that offer health and science education to provide students with the necessary skills to help propel the country forwards.
When the Provincial Minister officiated at South Valley University’s first graduation ceremony, he was speaking in Chikankata.
ZANIS reports that 30 students graduated from the field of nursing and bio medical science.
And South Valley University Vice Chancellor Professor Trevor Kaile stated that the University is committed to equipping young Zambians with relevant skills in order to bring economic development to the country
Professor Kaile said the University prides itself as the only institution countrywide that is offering online distance education in nursing and biomedical programs.
He said the University believes that science education can bring about innovation which in turn can bring development and community transformation.