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Ishaka nursing school suspends caning tutors

Ishaka Adventist hospital and health training institute has defended itself and denied allegations that it has in place a corporal punishment policy of caning its students. This comes after leakage on social media of three separate videos in which student nurses were seen being caned by the school administrators. Now a statement by the senior […]

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Student boycotts at nursing schools are getting more common and school heads are to blame

On Thursday 19 April, students at the Masaka School of Comprehensive Nursing began a boycott of the school’s meals citing poor quality. The school’s principal, Mr Mark Kalanzi thought otherwise. That was before the boycott. The boycott was just beginning. By Friday 20 April, the list of student demands — grievances bottled-up and accumulated over […]

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Training student nurses and midwives in Uganda will now sit their exams in june and december.

There has been a change in the examination system for nursing and midwifery schools that has seen state final exams – normally done in May and November – get moved to June and December of every yr. Ofpost understands this change is permanent. This change hasn’t gone without it’s fair share of confusion that has […]

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An open letter to the unasnm: 10 things that need fixing at the unasnm

The current term of the unasnm executive led by Mr Kanyankole Frank, it’s president, draws to an end in February 2018. With it will be successes and a quiet a lot of unfinished works. A commendable body of work will be reported as having been achieved by the 2017/18 national executive committee. With the hand-over, […]

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Principals of nursing and midwifery schools have let-down the UNASNM

A narrow straight cul-de-sac ushers one to the tucked away but quiet and serene environment that is Lubaga Health Training school. Once passed to the gate, a few strides inside with a turn to the right brings one to face the unasnm offices. The offices are housed in a brown-metallic shipment container. A bill-board hinged […]