Foreign-trained scientists tasked on excellence
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) has advised graduates of foreign institutions to equip themselves with knowledge that enriches their practice in the country.
Acting Registrar of the Council, Sir Tosan Erhabor, gave the advice at the induction of graduates of foreign institutions in Abuja.
The inductees had completed the Council’s mandatory training and qualifying exams.
Erhabour said that it was necessary for graduates of foreign institutions to go through the process of adaptation and integration as part of the pre-requisites for licensure.
He also announced that that the curriculum for the Doctor of Medical Laboratory Science Programme has been developed and is awaiting the approval of relevant authorities.
Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire represented by his Senior Technical Assistant, Dr Shuaibu Belgore, said medical laboratory scientists are very important in healthcare delivery.
The President, Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), Dr Bassey Enya Bassey, urged the inductees not to compromise integrity in the course of practice.
The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji AbdulMumin Kabir Usman (left) welcomes Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State to his palace to witness the turbaning of Alhaji Kabir Abubakar and Alhaji Bello Umar as the Madawakin Masari and the Magajin Tora respectively, in Katsina yesterday Photo: Katsina Govt. House