About 600 nursing graduates roam the streets

Mounting problems: Nursing graduates are finding  opportunities limited
Mounting problems: Nursing graduates are finding  opportunities limited

FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Nurses Union (BONU) has estimated that the bulk of over 600 nursing graduates who completed their studies last year and this year are roaming the streets, a development that is worrying according to outgoing union president, Obonolo Rahube.

Rahube disclosed the figures in an interview on Wednesday at the union’s elective congress that comes to an end today (Friday).

“This year we have had 320 graduates and in 2021 we had 326 graduates. These are graduates from the University of Botswana and Institutes of Health Sciences IHS). The bulk of the graduates remain unemployed,” Rahube told Mmegi.

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