Forty nursing schools owe the unasnm dues in unremitted subscription fees

It is common practice for different unasnm executive committees to handover an unhealthy financial report to their succesors. This time will be no different. The current unasnm executive committee hands over office in the last week of march, with it will be a significant debt that it partly inherited. Part of it has also grown … Read more Forty nursing schools owe the unasnm dues in unremitted subscription fees

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 … Read more Ishaka nursing school suspends caning tutors

Uganda’s nursing and midwifery schools, and their student strikes over the years – part 2

This is a continuation of the first part (Here ) Hoima School of Nursing and Midwifery Hardly three years into formation, the school had had quite a number of internal student-administrator squables that would occassionally end-in ‘micro-strikes’. This was especially the case post arrival of the first government-sponsored lot (or sets) to the school in … Read more Uganda’s nursing and midwifery schools, and their student strikes over the years – part 2

Uganda’s nursing and midwifery schools, and their student strikes over the years

Before the year 2000, nursing & midwifery students, and strikes weren’t words to be found in the same sentence. This, however, changed post 2000 with the first reported strike in 2002. It would be almost another decade (10yrs)before a strike action by student nurses and midwives would be reported on. Many of the student strike … Read more Uganda’s nursing and midwifery schools, and their student strikes over the years

The Unasnm continues to sideline it’s over 59,763 associate members

The Unasnm is a student-led umbrella association whose make-up are students enrolled for nursing and midwifery programmes at the many nursing and midwifery health training tertiary schools dotted across the country. Since it’s inception and subsequent registration as a non-profit in 1987, it’s primary focus has been to improve the academic performance of it’s core … Read more The Unasnm continues to sideline it’s over 59,763 associate members

Unasnm’s website should be available any time soon

The 2018/19 unasnm nec is in the process of restoring the student association’s website that has been unavailable for months, the Ofpost understands. Mr Jacobs Hifete, the unasnm’s 2018/19 publicity secretary says this should be “by the end of May” further adding “we [unasnm nec] are working on it…but the problem is finances.” It should … Read more Unasnm’s website should be available any time soon

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

The unasnm hasn’t had a website for over a year. Here’s why

Congragulations! unasnm.com is available! This was the responce, when OfualokaPost run unasnm.com, the unasnm’s former web address, in a domains-available-for-sale database. A domain, in simple terms, is one’s address on the internet. Having an on-line presence in the digital age of computers and smart phones has become a neccesity for many organisations, big or small, … Read more The unasnm hasn’t had a website for over a year. Here’s why

Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination Board

The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination Board (unmeb) is a semi-autonomous govt body. Established in December 2005 by the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), it’s cardinal purpose is to streamle, regulate and coordinate examinations as well as awarding nurses and midwives in Uganda. The body derives it’s existence from the BTVET Act (2008) that … Read more Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination Board

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