Penothniel College of Health Sciences and Technology have been thrown into an ecstatic mood after the Director of studies, Dr. Adebayo Oluwatosin ratified that the aforementioned health tertiary institutions have been granted accreditation license and approval from the government and the professional body to run Diploma, Higher Diploma and Professional degree programmes in Public health:Technology, Technicians and Health Assistants Also In other medical related courses like Medical laboratory technicians and technology dialysis technology etc
Speaking on the need to procure the accreditation license and approval, Dr. Adebayo said,
“Any health related courses must have an approval of a professional body that gives graduate students a license”.
Making reference to some precedent, Dr. Adebayo said. “For a student to study Public Health, the institutions must register with National Association of Public Health Practitioner Council of Nigeria who would issue license to those that will study Public Health Assistant, Public Health Technician and Public Health Technology”.
Appraising the recent feat attained by the institution, Dr. Adebayo indubitably confirmed that the institution got approval on the 11th of March from National Association of Public Health Professional Council of Nigeria. While Paramedical Professional Council of Nigeria, Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria and Association of Community Health Technician and Technology to run medical related courses will soon give their final accreditation.
This new procurement is a great vantage to some students struggling to study Nursing and MLS whose GP is not up to par in accordance to the school’s grading system. Thus, those student would be given an opportunity to choose for the auspicious of their future.
Referencing the recent accomplishments to the trending CODV19 issues in the society, Dr. Adebayo gave the nitty-gritty of the foredeal of studying Public Health Nursing. According to him; “The Coronavirus and other epidemic is being tackled by the microbiologist and been assisted by Public Health Officials all over the world. There is sufficient jobs for students studying Public Health course now.
Visioning the prospect of the students, Dr. Adebayo aims to build future Practioners who would not only get easy procurement of jobs, but bequeath their service to ameliorate the country.