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Universities offering health related programmes with under qualified lecturers worries Mujajati.

Health Universities offering health related programmes with under qualified lecturers worries Mujajati.

Health Professions Council of Zambia Chief Executive Officer Dr. Aaron Mujajati flanked by Health Professions Council of Zambia Chief operations Officer Kolala Mulenga (l) speaking to journalists during Health Professions Council of Zambia press briefing at there offices
Health Professions Council of Zambia Chief Executive Officer Dr. Aaron Mujajati flanked by Health Professions Council of Zambia Chief operations Officer Kolala Mulenga (l) speaking to journalists during Health Professions Council of Zambia press briefing at there offices

The Health Professionals Council of Zambia (HPCZ) says it is concerned that some universities offering health related programmes in the country have continued enrolling students despite having underqualified lecturers.

HPCZ Chief Executive Officer Aaron Mujajati says it is a sad state of affairs that some universities providing health related courses in the country have unqualified lecturers.

Dr. Mujajati has for this reason asked the affected institutions to revisit this position.

ZANIS reports that the HPCZ Chief Executive Officer said this today in Ndola during a stakeholders’ sensitization meeting for Copperbelt based training institutions.

“ It is shocking to find even students without a full grade 12 school certificate being enrolled to pursue various health programs at either Diploma or degree level which is not supposed to be the case while lecturers with diplomas are allowed to teach degree level students, “ he said.

If such dealings if left unchecked, will affect the caliber of health personnel offloaded to health institutions and compromising delivery of quality health care, he added.

Mr. Mujajati further warned that the council will have no choice if the situation does not improve by next year but to step in and restore order.

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10 COMMENTS

  1. “ It is shocking to find even students without a full grade 12 school certificate being enrolled to pursue various health programs at either Diploma or degree level which is not supposed to be the case while lecturers with diplomas are allowed to teach degree level students, “ he said.It is also shocking that HH who has never being a councilor or ward chairman wants to start at presidential level.He is compromising experience and leadership quality …

  2. This is a lame statement. If you know the affected institutions, why waste time? suspend them till they have qualified lecturers, period. You are wasting time by “being concerned”.

  3. Why wait for next year?Waiting for cancer to reach an advanced stage before seeking help? That is very ridiculous and is a big problem we have as Zambians. Its a known fact that a problem is better dealt with when it starts than wait for it to get bigger.
    Stop being lazy and get to working,move in now and stop this nonsense

  4. I hold a Doctorate degree in Public Health and I also have a teaching qualification. Available in January, 2019. Currently working outside Zambia. Serious Institutions can Contact me at [email protected] for my complete CV. (Dr. Tembo)

  5. HPCZ should start by putting its own office in order. They keep losing files and are not efficient in their operations. Mujajati should audit his home team first before even going out to claim that schools are employing unqualified staff.

  6. Scientific and technological innovation, invention, discovery and break through belong the private university. This matter concerns HIV and it concerns renewable energy. It is not a matter of confrontation, It is a matter of engagement to resolve a deficit. Take time to modernize the country.

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