Training Opportunities

The demand for skilled health professionals will continue to grow. The Ministry works with a variety of stakeholders to produce health care personnel who are relevant to the needs of the country. Botswana offers training opportunities and educational programs to produce a mix of health professionals.

University of Botswana - Faculty of Health Sciences
The School of Public Health was established in January 2012. Currently, the school consists of only one department, the Department of Environmental Health. However, the Public Health Unit within the School of Medicine will shortly be relocated to the School of Public Health. Read more...

University of Botswana – School of Medicine
The University of Botswana School of Medicine trains the next generation of medical doctors and health professionals in Botswana. It is the first and only medical school in the country. For more information on programs see University of Botswana website.

Institutes of Health Sciences
Institutes of Health Sciences (IHS) are the largest provider of health care personnel in the country. IHS were established as an arm of the ministry to provide health care training and education. IHS run training programs in Gaborone, Francistown, Serowe, Molepolole, Kanye and Lobatse campuses.