First year female student of Nursing, Midwifery Training School commits suicide

A first year female student of the Nursing and Midwifery Training School at Asante Mampong has allegedly committed suicide.

The student, whose name has only been given as Albertha and is supposed to have started her practicals last Tuesday as part of the academic schedule of the school, is said to have been in excruciating pain while eating.

A source at the school who said on condition of anonymity, said her mates at the Joint Hostel where she lodged, who saw her condition then rushed her to the Asante Mampong Municipal Hospital which is nearby, where she was admitted.

The source said after sometime, Albertha was referred to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Thursday where she was pronounced dead.

According to our source, the lady was enrolled to offer health assistant training course which she didn’t like, a situation which left her depressed.

She preferred the diploma mainstream course to offer nursing training.

The matter is expected to be reported to the Mampong Police for investigation to be conducted to unravel circumstances surrounding the alleged suicide.

Meanwhile, premises of the Asante Mampong Nursing and Midwifery Training School remains very calm with workers and students seen standing in groups ostensibly discussing the unfortunate incident.


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