A trained midwife who in September this year put her expertise to play while on a Bolgatanga bound passenger bus and went to the rescue of a pregnant woman in labor by delivering her without the requisite equipment has been rewarded by the Ministry of Health through  Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC) with a motorbike.

Sophia Safia Sulemana, delivered an expectant mother from Buipe in the Central Gonja District of the Northern Region while the vehicle was in motion.

The woman in question was on her way to Tamale for antenatal because her time was due in a fortnight only to start experiencing some pains along the way which suggested she was in the process of giving them.

Nurse  Sophia Safia Sulemana who is a staff Midwife at Kunkwa health centre in the Mamprugu-Moaduri District on sensing that something was amiss, offered to help and rushed to her rescue, asked for space and professionally delivered the woman to the shock of other passengers.

She has since received praises from various bodies and individuals for her spirited gesture with the parent body NMC during  the induction service for Nurses and Midwives of 2017 batch last Sunday at the NMC, head office in Accra  where she took home motorbike from the Ministry of Health.
Source: Mynewsgh.com

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