ILEMBULA NURSES AND MIDWIVES TRAINING SCHOOL

ILEMBULA NURSES AND MIDWIVES TRAINING SCHOOL.

 

The School is fully registered and accredited by the National Council for Technical Education as a health training institute, owned and run by the Southern Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania

 

 

The School was inaugurated in January 1963 and is adjacent to the Ilembula Lutheran Hospital.  From November 2003, the School started offering a Diploma in Nursing Course for both female and male Students.  The duration of the course is still four years.

 

1.1        NUMBER OF STUDENTS AT 31ST DECEMBER 2003.

 

1st year Students                   18

2nd year Students                  29

3rd year Students                  28

4th year Students                  29

Total number                        104

 

31.3     SCHOOL FEES.

 

For Nurse B.                          300,000/=  p.a per Student

For Nurse A.                         462,000/= p.a per Student

 

OTHER SOURCES OF INCOME

 

1.   Grant from the Southern Diocese                                1,670,000/=

2.   Grant from the Government                                          -

3.   Donations Ilembula Lutheran Hospital                      465,555/=

 

31.4   ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

 

Form four with passes in Science subjects

v      Should be 18-25 years

v      Should pass the entrance examination set by the School on English and Mathematics

v      Should be physically and mentally fit.

v      Should  have a birth certificate.

 

31.5     PROBLEMS

 

v      There are fewer teachers than the official required number

v      Old dormitories and classes need major repair

v      Three Staff (teachers) houses needed

v      Shortage of teaching material

 

31.6    FUTURE PLANS:

 

Engage in both operational and strategic planning to continually improve the institution as it strives to address its mission.