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Nurses to be trained at Inje University in Korea

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne with the Korean delegation after signing the agreement. Healrh Services Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe was present..

Sri Lankan nurses will be trained at Inje University in Korea, Health Ministry Spokesman said.

He said the agreement was signed between the Health Ministry and the Inje University recently to launch the training. Earlier agreement between the two countries in this regard from 2013 to 2017 ended last year.

The new agreement was signed as per a request made by Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne during his recent tour in Korea. Under the agreement, Sri Lankan nurses will focus on nursing education, emergency care and post graduate courses on nursing, he said. The university has agreed to provide technical assistance to the recently established Nursing Faculty affiliated to the Colombo University, he said.