At least 420 Students have graduated from Mbale school of Hygiene in Mbale City from different disciplines.
The disciplines include; Environmental Health Science, Public health Assistant and Public health Inspectors.
155 were females students while 263 were males which represent 37% and 63% respectively.
Dr. John Chrysestom Muyingo,the State Minister for Higher Education who graced the ceremony as the guest of honor urged to the graduands to serve with commitment and money shouldn’t be prioritized.
“My daughters and sons as you leave this institution go and find out the motto of Nurses and follow it, you will enjoy and make difference in the life of people but you shouldn’t prioritize money,” he said.
“And my advice to you Graduands, is that seek for further Education after here if your to excel, fight to be healthy and always be creative, “he added.
Muyingo cautioned all institutions of high learning to stop opening up new programmes without adequate teaching staff as this will affect the quality of Education System in Uganda.
Ilukor Geresom, the principal Mbale School of Hygiene, commended the government of Uganda through the Ministry of Education and sports and the Ministry of for the tremendous support towards the smooth running of the Institution.
“I want to thank the Government of Uganda for the salary enhancment to our tutors and also the Ministry provided us with number of masks,” he said.
He congratulated the graduands for reaching on this milestone, however he told them to remain disciplined and always follow the code of ethics.
“The fruit of hard work and discipline has brought you far, as you leave the gates of Mbale hygiene know that you have to serve, remember to be disciplined stick to the codes of Ethics as thought at all times remain humble,” he advised.