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Table 1 Occupational therapy and physiotherapy educational programs in Anglophone sub-Saharan Africa countries

From: Occupational therapy and physiotherapy education and workforce in Anglophone sub-Saharan Africa countries

Country Institution Occupational therapy Physical therapy
Type of degree Type of degree
Diploma Bachelor’s Master’s Doctorate Diploma Bachelor’s Master’s Doctorate
Botswana NA         
Cameroon NA         
Ethiopia Addis Ababa University         * X
University of Gondar       X X  
Eritrea Asmara College of Health Science      X    
The Gambia None         
Ghana University of Ghana, Legion   X     X   
University of Health and Allied Sciences       X   
Kenya The Presbyterian University of East Africa, Kikuyu   X       
Kenya Medical Training College, Nairobi X        
JKUAT, Nairobi   X     X   
Moi University, Eldoret X      X   
Great Lakes University of Kisumu       X   
Lesotho None         
Liberia None         
Malawi University of Malawi College of Medicine, Zomba       X   
Mauritius University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius   X     X   
Namibia None         
Nigeria Bayero University, Kano   X     X X X
Federal School of Occupational Therapy, Oshodi, Lagos X        
Nnamdi Azikiwe, University, Nnewi       X   
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife   X     X X X
University of Ibadan       X X X
University of Lagos, Lagos       X X X
University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus       X X X
University of Maiduguri       X   
  University of Benin       X   
Seychelles None         
Sierra Leone None         
South Africa South Africa University of Cape Town, Cape Town   X X X   X X X
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban   X     X   
University of Limpopo Medunsa Campus, Medunsa   X     X   
University of Pretoria, Arcadia   X     X   
University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg   X X    X   
University of the Free State, Bloemfontein   X X    X X X
University of the Western Cape, Bellville   X X    X X X
University of Witwatersrand, Parktown, Johannesberg   X X     X X
Swaziland None         
Tanzania Tumaini University Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College X      X   
Uganda Uganda Institute of Allied Health and Management Sciences X     X    
Mbarara University of Science and Technology   X     X   
Zambia Lusaka Apex Medical University, Lusaka        X  
University of Zambia       X X  
Zimbabwe University of Zimbabwe, Harare   X     X X  
  1. * X entry-level Doctorate of Physiotherapy, NA no data available