St. Francis Nsambya Hospital Training School is a one in three school, comprising of a Nursing, Midwifery and Laboratory schools. It is the training department of St. Francis Hospital. The school was started by Mother Kevin Kearner a Franciscan missionary sister from Ireland who also founded Nsambya hospital in 1903. She started an enrolled Midwifery school in 1919 in order to develop staff that would help her handle the many obstetrical problems that faced mothers and their unborn children at that time. With the expansion of the hospital in the course of the years, the need for personnel of different cadres became evident and more courses have been introduced as shown in Table 1.

GOAL: To produce a God-fearing professional health worker, able to provide quality services to clients

VISION: To be an internationally reputable health training institution

MISSION: To provide high quality health personnel enriched with theoretical knowledge and evidence based practice


  • • Commitment to Catholic / Christian values
  • • Integrity
  • • Professionalism
  • • Mutual respect

Future courses:

  • Bachelors in Medical Laboratory
  • Evening courses (Nursing /Midwifery-Diploma)
  • Computer courses

Mother Kevin Post Graduate Medical School
Residents on the Program participate in clinical activities in their respective Departments. The current number of residents at the School as per Academic year 2014/15 include:-

2014 Enrollment
No of Residents – 19

2013 Enrollment
No of Residents – 15

2012 Enrollment
No of Residents – 7