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Tower Hamlets to train women as health workers

PUBLISHED: 07:02 10 January 2014

More women will be trained as health workers

More women will be trained as health workers

BMI London Independent Hospital

Public health money will be used to train women over 25 as health workers in Tower Hamlets.

The plan has been included in the 2014/15 budget which will be presented to the Council’s cabinet.

The £1.3m Vital Women project will train up women to deliver vital services in the borough.

It is the first project of its kind in the country and is being funded by money that was previously allocated to providing free school meals before government took over paying for them.

Cllr Abdul Asad said: “There is a huge pool of talented women eager to improve their own lives and help others.

“The Vital Women project recognises this and is yet another example of this administration’s determination to find innovative ways to help those affected by the government’s cuts and to invest in the long-term wellbeing of our community.”


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