Posted: 06 March, 2020

4 New Nursing Courses Approved at IUIU Females’ Campus Nursing School by National Council for Higher Education

Four new Nursing courses at Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) Females’ campus Nursing school have been approved by Uganda National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).

IUIU academic registrar, Dr. Halima Wakabi Akbar made the announcement.

The newly accredited courses are:

  1. Diploma in Nursing (Direct)
  2. Diploma in Nursing (extension)
  3. Diploma in Midwifery (Direct)
  4. Diploma in Midwifery (Extension)

This brings the total number of courses offered at the nursing school to 6. The initial courses that the nursing school started with include:

  1. Certificate in General Nursing
  2. Certificate in midwifery

Dr. Madina Nabukeera, the Female’s Campus Director says the new development has opened more opportunity for the many girls who had missed out a chance to enroll for health science courses especially in a distinctive environment that has good facilities and adequate human resource.

“Our Nursing programmes are unique in a way that they are community based. our students shall be dealing with the local community especially in primary health care so that they can be key in solving the challenging common health issues”, Dr Madina Nabukeera noted.