Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (KUHeS) is a public owned university established in 2019 under the act of parliament by merging Kamuzu College of Nursing (est. 1979) and College of Medicine (est. 1991). The University is a comprehensive health and allied sciences higher learning institution with the primary function of training health workers under one roof in order to increase efficiency and promote inter-profession collaboration, team building and team work from early days of their training. KUHeS continues to train more and competent health professionals including Nurses, Midwives, Medical doctors, Laboratory technologists, Pharmacists, physiotherapist who are globally competent and locally relevant. The belief is that Health Service should be responsive to global trends and relevant to the local needs of individuals and the community around.

First cohort

The first cohort was enrolled in …

Change of name

Formally Kamuzu College of Nursing and College of Medicine under The University of Malawi …

Principals and Vice-Chancellors

  • Prof Ken Maleta (Principal )
  • Dr Mwapatsa Mipando (Principal 2015 – 2019)
  • Prof. Mac Mallewa (Acting Vice-Chancellor 2019 – Present)