St John’s Institute for Health (formerly called St John’s College of Nursing & Midwifery) is one of the eleven (11) Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) member training colleges operating in Malawi. The Institute was opened in 1963 by Medical Missionary of Mary Sisters (MMM) and is the Health Training Arm of the Catholic Health Commission, under the proprietorship of the Catholic Diocese of Mzuzu. The Institute is inviting suitably qualifying candidates to pursue the following health training programmes for 2022 January and March Intakes: Certificate in Clinical Medicine (Medical Assistants); Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Assistants), College Diploma in Nursing Midwifery Technician (NMT), and University Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery (Upgrading).
Certificate in Clinical Medicine
This is a 24-Month-full-time Programme, which shall run on both residential and non-residential approaches.
Candidates shall be of at least 17 years and not exceed 45 years of age
Candidates shall be in possession of a valid Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent with three credits including English and two from the following science subjects: Mathematics, Biology, Physical Science or Chemistry or Physics.
Certificate in Pharmacy
This is a 24-Month-full-time Programme. The Institute will have two (2) streams – one to be resident on campus and the other one non-residential to run parallel to each other.
Candidates shall be of at least 17 years and not exceed 40 years of age
Candidates shall be in possession of a valid Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent with strong pass in English and two credits in Science subjects, namely, Biology, Mathematics and Physical Science or (as separate subjects; chemistry or physics)
College Diploma in Nursing Midwifry Technician (NMT)
This is a 36-Month-full-time Programme. As is the trend, the Institute will have two (2) streams – one being non-residential (the January 2022 Intake) and another one to be residential (the March 2022 Intake) to run parallel to each other and arranged to run conveniently to the academic master plan.
Candidates shall be of at least 18 years and not exceed 40 years of age
Candidates shall be in possession of a valid Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent with four credits in English, Biology, and Physical Science or chemistry or physics plus one of the following science subjects: Mathematics, Agriculture; Geography; Home Economics, General Science.
NOTE: If Mathematics is not a credit, it should atleast be a strong pass of 7 points.
University Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery (Upgrading) – March 2022 Intake
This a 24-Month-full time Programme, and non-residential (with limited residential options).
Candidates shall be Enrolled Nurse Midwife or Nurse Midwife Technicians
Candidates shall be in possession of the Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent with 6 credits, four of the credit passes must be in English, Mathematics, Biology and Physical Science. Two other credit passes should be from any other subjects
Candidates much have current registration with Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi;
A minimum of 3 years work experience
NOTE: Those who reserved their places need not to apply again, but send a confirmation of your admission and enrollment.
MODE OF APPLICATION Suitably qualifying candidates should send their application either by hand-delivery to the College or via postal systems to: The Principal St. John’s Institute for Health P.O. Box 18, Mzuzu. Applications should reach the office no later than Monday, 13th of December, 2021.
Interviews for the shortlisted candidates for these programmes will take place on Thursday December 30, and Friday December 31, 2021. Selected candidates (on non- residential stream) will be expected to report on Monday, January 10, 2022 for a week of registration and orientation. And the residential stream will be expected to report on campus on Sunday, March 6, 2022. NOTE that there are no scholarships, and so, candidate and/or their prospective sponsors should make sure they have reliable source of support all through. Disclaimer: St. John’s Institute for Health does not deal with and/or conduct business via Airtel money, let alone Mpamba and Mukuru.
For detailed information on programmes, and application processes etc, please contact these numbers: +265(0)991 008 897; +265(0)888 373 753; +265(0)888 144 889, +265881429 821