Hoima School of Nursing and Midwifery (HSNM) located in the mid-western district of Hoima is to hold it's 4th institutional graduation ceremony today October 20th. The ceremony is set to recognise and award former students for their academic excellence. The student groups are (1) 2013 in-take (set 7) and (2) 2014 in-take (set 8). The nursing school started in 2010 as an education programme initiated by the Kingdom of Bunyoro to train health workers that would fill the health human resource gap in the region. It was subsequently taken-over by the central government in 2012. The school is among the four public nursing schools in the country, and the only nursing school in mid-western region. It offers certificate programmes in nursing and midwifery.