University of Livingstonia Bachelor of Public Health

University of Livingstonia Bachelor of Public Health

Information about the University of Livingstonia UNILIA Bachelor of Public Health for this Academic year. Applicants can find valuable insights regarding the subject on this page. Welcome to The above is information will assist you to make an informed decision.

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Brief History; The University of Livingstonia is a private owned institution by the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia. It started in 2003 in fulfilment of Rev. Dr Robert Laws’ dream to establish an institution of higher learning. It is started at the place where Dr Laws founded the Overtoun Institute, which was known at the time as the ‘Greatest Achievement’ in Central Africa, specifically in relation to the offering of quality education and other social services.

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Public Health Programme is approved by Medical council of Malawi and Registered and Accredited by National Council of Higher Education (NCHE).

Objectives of Public Health Programme
On the completion of the course, students should be able to:
a. Apply the knowledge and skills for the assessment of public health issues and health care practices;
b. Provide leadership in the practice of public health;
c. Conduct research and provide consultancy services to the relevant agencies and organizations;
d. Find short and long- term solutions to public health problems rocking Malawi, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region and beyond.
e. Progress excellently in their profession and career in Public Health and related fields like International Health and Global Health.

Fields introduced in Public Health- Undergraduate.
1. Health Promotion & Disease Control
2. Environmental and Occupational Health
3. Health Policy and Economics
4. Evidence Based Research and Bioethics
5. Epidemiology and Biostatistics
6. Health Systems Strengthening and Quality Assurance
7. Primary Healthcare and Community Health
8. Global and International Health
9. Climate Change and Health
10. Industrial Practicum (LEVELS 2 & 3)
11. Basics in Public Health Practice: Communications Skills, General Biology, Calculus, Computer Applications

  • Applicants should have a full MSCE certificate with six (6) credits and/or less than 36 aggregate points. Duration 4 years
  • Paramedics and Medical Assistants shall be admitted in second year. Duration 2 years
  • The credit subjects should include English, Physical Science, Clinical Medicine, Biology and Mathematics.
  • Applicants with Diplomas or equivalent qualifications in (Nursing and Midwifery, biomedical sciences, Clinical Medicine, Environmental Health) obtained from recognised institutions may start in 3rd year subject to verification of their past course work. Duration 3 years

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