Mtwara College of Health and Allied Sciences
The college offers the following programs which are Ordinary Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Ordinary Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery, Ordinary Diploma in Health Information Sciences and Ordinary Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences
At the moment 5 permanent tutors along side with part time tutors from the regional hospital Ligula are facilitating the course. In total there are approximately 1200 students studying at Mtwara COHAS. Each year about 400 students qualify as Clinical Officers, Nurses and Pharm Technicians
From August 2006 Medical Students from University Maastricht, the Netherlands started doing their 10 weeks orientation elective at COTC and Ligula Regional Hospital.
Our Core Values
To improve the health of community through innovative education programs in medicine, allied health sciences and biomedical science, cutting-edge health research and management in health.
To become a centre of excellence in production of competent healthcare professionals, Quality research and consultancy service to the community in health related matter by 2023
Transparency & Integrity
Effectiveness & Efficiency