KUHeS graduates 573 students

In an auspiciously colorful red-carpet event held at the Great Hall in Zomba, 573 students from KUHeS have graduated from various health sciences programs after successfully completing rigorous courses of study. The three-cohort graduation ceremony ran from 13th-14th March 2024 and was presided over by the Vice Chancellor for UNIMA, Professor Samson Sajidu.

Among the KUHeS graduates are those who have earned their Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Midwifery, Bachelor of Science in Health Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Epidemiology, Master of Science in Global Health Implementation Science, and Doctor of Philosophy in Interprofessional Health Care Leadership.

Additionally, students have graduated from specialized nursing programs, including Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Adult Health), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Child Health), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Community Health), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Mental Health), and Bachelor of Science in Midwifery. Some have also completed upgrading programs, such as the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Midwifery (Upgrading).

In the field of medicine, graduates have earned their Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery degrees, as well as specialized honors degrees in General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics & Child Health, and Palliative Care.

Furthermore, other students have completed programs in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, and a range of Master of Medicine specialties including Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine.

The graduation stream also includes graduates from interdisciplinary fields such as Antimicrobial Stewardship, Bioinformatics, Reproductive Health, and Mental Health, among others. Several graduates have also achieved the highest academic accolade with Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Midwifery, Microbiology, and Mental Health.

The new graduates seek to embark on careers that will hopefully make a positive impact on both local and global health.

A total of 2313 students from KUHeS, MUBAS, and UNIMA have graduated in this three phase-graduation. Out of the total, 44 percent are female while 55.9 percent are male.

Among others, the following delegates from KUHeS graced the 3 phase graduation; KUHeS Chair of Council Prof. Francis Moto, Vice Chancellor Prof. MacPherson Mallewa, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Associate Professor Belinda Gombachika, Executive Deans; Associate Prof. Aarox kamng’ona, Dr. Elizabeth Chodzadza, Dr. John Phuka, Associate Professor Wakisa Mulwafu, Dr. Ides Chilinda, University Registrar Christopher Namagowa, Assistant Registrar-Postgraduate Mr. Stuart Chirambo and Assistant Registrars-Academic Support Services Ms. Siphiwe Lino and Mr. Mischeck Issa.

Congratulations to all KUHeS graduates!

Names for all graduating students from KUHeS can be accessed at; https://www.kuhes.ac.mw/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/March-Graduating-list.pdf