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THREE HEADS OF HEALTH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS SUSPENDED FOR CHARGING UNAPPROVED FEES

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Heads of three health training schools have been suspended by the ministry of health for charging unapproved fees. The three health training institution includes: Cape Coast Nursing and Midwifery Training College in the Central Region, Mampong Nursing and Midwifery Training College in the Ashanti Region and School Dispensary Optics, Oyoko in the Eastern Region. The board of Mampong Nursing and Midwifery Training College was also dissolved and a new one to be set up soon.

Addressing the media on Wednesday, 31st of August 2016, the Minister of Health, Hon. Alex Segbefia raised concerns about some schools going to the extent of levying students with items including cements, electronic systems and stationary for the 2016/2017 academic year. The minister also cautioned that Health Training Institutions will continue to be monitored and action taken against other Heads of Health Training Institutions.

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APPROVED FEES FOR BASIC PROGRAMMES FOR 2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR ALL HEALTH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS (MINISTRY OF HEALTH)

NO ITEM AMOUNT (GH¢) REMARKS
1 Admission fee 100.00 Per semester
2 Library 45.00 Per semester
3 General maintenance 100.00 Per semester
4 Computer maintenance 60.00 Per semester
5 Course Registration 50.00 Per semester
6 Sports and entertainment 30.00 Per semester
7 Matriculation 50.00 One-time payment
8 Practical assessment/examination 90.00 Per semester
9 Labour ward assessment (family planning ) 55.00 Per semester
10 Education visits 40.00 Per semester
11 Semester examination 60.00 Per semester
12 Feeding 700.00 Per semester
13 Care study 50.00 One-time payment
14 Health talk 30.00 One-time payment
15 Research 30.00 One-time payment
16 Utilities 200.00 Per semester
17 Handbook 20.00 One-time payment
18 Hostel user fee (where applicable) 80.00 Per year
19 Development levy 170.00 Per year
20 Student ID/name tag 20.00 Per year
21 NMC indexing 60.00 One-time payment
22 Motorbike training (CHNTS only) 50.00 One-time payment
23 Graduation (where applicable) only on graduation 50.00 One-time payment
24 Re-sit (where applicable) 20.00 Per paper
25 NMC rules and regulations 20.00 One-time payment
26 NMC clinical schedule book 20.00 One-time payment
27 Medical examination 100.00 One-time payment
28 NAB accreditation 50.00 One-time payment
29 NMC Programme accreditation 40.00 One-time payment
30 SRC fees 20.00 Per semester
TOTAL 2,410.00
OTHER FEES
1 Logistics support (Quasi Facilities only) 500.00 Per year
2 Practical Material (allied Health only) 500.00 Per semester
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