MCHS was formed by a merger of the Lilongwe School of Health Sciences (LSHS) in Lilongwe, the Medical Assistants Training School (MATS) in Blantyre and Zomba School of Nursing (ZSN) in Zomba. The merger of the three campuses was established through a government order, dated 21 June 1996....
To equip students with sound theoretical knowledge, practical skills and attitudes in prevention, diagnosis, and management of dental and oral diseases.
To assist students to acquire knowledge, and develop relevant skills and positive attitudes in the task of preventing and curing diseases, as well as provision of rehabilitative health care in order to promote health.
The programme aims at preparing environmental health officers for the performance of their roles in communities and societies as a whole.
To provide quality technical education and development of radiography in an environment which affords opportunities for each student to learn and work within a community of health professionals.
To produce pharmacy technicians of the highest possible calibre who will function effectively in any given environment such as clinical,wholesale,retailing and industry.
The Ophthalmology programmes aims at producing a graduate who will be equipped with knowledge, attitudes and skills in preventing and curing eye diseases in order to promote health.
To provide theoretical and practical advanced knowledge and skills in the performance and delivery of essential medical laboratory diagnostic and research services in order to achieve the ultimate goal of providing high quality health care services..
To equip students with knowledge in core subjects which will enhance the learning of professional subjects.
The programme is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate for the provision of comprehensive nursing and midwifery care to patients/clients in hospital and community settings.
A health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the medical diagnosis and management of eye disease.