Pwani University

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About us

The School of Health and Human Sciences (SHHS) is a relatively new school having been approved by the senate in July, 2014. It is housed at the Health Sciences Complex within the University. Currently the school has a total of 16 teaching and 3 non-teaching staff, headed by the Dean, Capt (rtd) Dr. Makorani Y’Dhidha-a-Mjidho, SBStJ. The school is made up of four departments namely:

  • Department of Nursing, chaired by Mr. Isaac Kyalo
  • Department of Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, chaired by Prof. JackinNanua
  • Department of Public Health, chaired by Dr. OsmanAbdullahi,
  • Department of Anatomy & Physiology, chaired by Prof. Jameela Hassanali.

Currently the school runs the following programs:

  • BSc. Nursing,
  • BSc. Nursing (upgrading)
  • BSc. Environmental Health,
  • BSc. Environmental Health (upgrading),
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Research Methods,
  • Masters in Public Health,
  • PhD (in Health and Human Sciences discipline)