Additional 200 nurses deployed

Sapa, January 19, 2008 Close to 2000 nurses have been deployed to under-served areas across the country since the start of the year, the Department of Health said today. In a statement, the department said it would also open additional nursing colleges to increase the supply of nursing staff. "This is an effort to strengthen nursing services as the backbone of health care delivery in the country," the department said. The nurses would be the last group of health professionals to do community service. ... Additional