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Table 3 Reported children’s nursing training activity (Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, South Africa and Zambia)

From: The children’s nursing workforce in Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, South Africa and Zambia: generating an initial indication of the extent of the workforce and training activity

Country Institutions Programmes
Count Location Title Levela Year est’d Duration of study (years) Graduates 2015
Kenya 1 Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, Nairobi Higher National Diploma in Pediatric Nursing HND 2006 1 15
Higher National Diploma in Pediatric Critical Care Nursing HND 2013 1 7
Malawi 1 Kamuzu College of Nursing, University of Malawi Bachelor of Science (Paediatric Nursing) BSc 2010 3 6
Master of Science in Child Health Nursing MSc 2010 2 21
Uganda 0 Jinja School of Nursing and Midwifery (not currently being offered) Diploma in Paediatric nursing HND
South Africa 7 Ga-Rankuwa Nursing College, Pretoria, Gauteng Post Basic Diploma in Child Nursing Science 6 1 22
King Edward VII School of Nursing, Pietermaritzburg, KZN Post Graduate Diploma Child Nursing Science 6 1 30
PGDip Neonatal Nursing Science 6 1 30
Lilitha Nursing College, East London, Eastern Cape Post Basic Diploma in Child Nursing Science 6 1 14
Rahima Moosa Nursing College, Johannesburg, Gauteng Post Basic Diploma in Child Nursing Science 6 1 20
University of Cape Town, Western Cape Post Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing 8 2006 1 35
Post Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing 8 2009 1 16
Masters of Nursing in Children’s Nursing 9 2015 2 b
Department of Nursing Science, University of Pretoria Gauteng Bachelor of Nursing for Registered Nurses with Children’s Nursing Qualification 7 1 10
University of the Free State School of Nursing, Bloemfontein, Free State Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Child Psychiatric Nursing) 7 1 14
Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Children’s Nursing) 7 1
Zambia 1 Lusaka Schools of Nursing Advanced Diploma in Pediatric Nursing HND 2014 1 32
  10      Total  
  1. aAccording to relevant national framework
  2. bFirst graduates 2017