St. John of God College of Health Sciences Opens in Malawi

The extension project which commenced in 2008 was opened on Friday 1st October by  Brother Donatus Forkan, O.H. Prior General of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God and blessed by the Rt. Reverend Joseph Mukasa Zuza, Bishop of Mzuzu Diocese. 
Facilities include classrooms,laboratories, library, offics, counselling suite, a multipurpose hall, accommodation for 40 students and 6 staff houses.  

The college registered 56 students for 2010:

12      BSc Mental Health – Psychiatric Nursing

16      University Diploma in Counselling

28      BSc in Clinical Medicine (Mental Health

The health care services in Malawi are an initiative of the Province begun in 1993 and since then headed up by Br. Aidan Clohessy, OH.  Under the leadership of Br. Aidan the service has grown from small beginnings to providing a significant mental health care service and outreach programme in Malawi.




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