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LAKE INSTITUTE OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES

striving for transformation in health training

ABOUT US

OUR HISTORY

Lake Institute of Health and Allied Sciences (LIHAS) Was Established In 2019 at Singida, Tanzania where the main campus is located. It was granted a full registration status by NACTE on 25th October 2019 with registration number REG/HAS/19. Its location Alongside the shows of the most attractive Singidani Lake take you five (5) km away from the Singida Town and Expose you to one of the most attractive, beautiful, and unique sceneries of the lake which encourages our students to fully participate in recreational and leisure activities while at study.

This institution was established to respond to the said challenges facing the health sector in Tanzania of which among other challenges the sector is facing the acute shortage of health workforce both in quantity and quality estimated that only 48% of the required health workforce is manning the existing health facilities. It is estimated that by June 2019, the Government had more than 5000 dispensaries, 600 health centers, and 100 district hospitals.

Bridging this gap, the LIHAS Committed herself to produce adequately trained health workers in the targeted disciplines (pharmaceutical sciences, nursing and midwifery, clinical medicine, and Medical Laboratory in next consecutive year), who will work in various health facilities as competent semi-professionals or participate in the provision of health services through self-employment.