The Chainama College of Health Sciences is situated in Lusaka, Zambia where it offers a variety of programs in the field of Health Sciences. The institution has continued to attract learners from all over Zambia and beyond the borders. Additionally, the course program provisions by the CCHS have continued to broaden offering learners more choices for their career paths.
Advanced Diploma Courses
The institution offers three courses under this category – Advanced Diploma in Clinical Anesthesia, Ophthalmic Nursing and in Clinical Ophthalmology.
Diploma Courses offered at Chainama College of Health Sciences
The institution offers a larger catalog of diploma courses offering diplomas in Public Health, Clinical Medical Sciences, Optometry, Mental Health Nursing, Environmental Health Science, Emergency Medical Care and General Counselling.
Bachelor and Masters Degree Programs offered at Chainama College of Health Sciences
The institution further offers bachelor degree programs that students can apply for. Chainama College a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Services and in Professional Health Studies. The former is however an external program by Teesside University hosted within the institution. The same applies to the Master’s program offered – Master of Science in Public Health Promotion originally by Leeds Metropolitan University.
Enrollment Requirements at Chainama College of Health Sciences
For consideration and subsequent successful entry into the institution, candidates must meet the following requisites:
- Grade 12 with five “O” Levels credits or higher in Math, English and Biology
- Successful pass of the oral interview and aptitude test
- Supporting remarks in a recommendation letter by an immediate manager
Application for Intake
To apply for a spot in the Chainama College of Health Services, one can access an application form from the institution’s official website or physically from the institution. The forms are then submitted online or at the admission unit at the college.
College Fees and Fee structure
The General Nursing Council of Zambia in agreement with the government settled on the fees that should be paid by students in the institution after review into the current fees charged in various institutions. Some were discovered to be charging excessively high charges that make access to the education and training difficult despite the need for more health professionals in the country.
To this effect registration fees, interview fees and annual tuition fees were reviewed and standardized, and now learners at Chainama College of Health Sciences can expect to pay approximately K8,500 annually in tuition fees.