President Yoweri Museveni has revealed plans by the government to take over Ntungamo Health Training institute.
The institution located in Nyarutuntu sub county trains nurses at certificated level and plans under to start training clinical officers.
President Museveni who was on Sunday speaking at the celebrations to mark the international day for nurses and midwives held at Kyamate playground in Ntungamo district.
The institution was started by Ntungamo district local government in a bid to train more health workers for the district and the entire western region.
Ntungamo district chairperson Denis Singhache says that the move by the government is welcome and help in ensuring that the quality of education is improved.
Singahache says that the district leadership is also focusing on ensuring that each of the counties have a polytechnic institute to ensure that the people in the area are equipped with skills.