Applications are invited for admission into the Community Health Officers' Course for 2013/14 session, which will commence in August, 2013.
Holders of Diploma in Community Health with not less than two years post qualification experience plus, five (5) credit level passes in SSCE (WASCE, NECO or GCE OIL) at not more than two sittings, which must include: English Language, Mathematics and Biology/Health Science.
Community Health Extension Workers with 5 years experience and five (5) Credit level passes in SSCE (WASCE, NECO or GCE OIL) at not more than two sittings, which must include: English Language, Mathematics and Biology/Health Science. Preference will be given to Community Health Extension Workers that have done the abridgement programme in Schools of Health Technology, for the award of Diploma in Community Health.
Applicants must be registered, with the Community Health Practitioners' Registration Board of Nigeria and posses a valid practice license.
DURATION OF COURSE
This is a 2-year Residential Course,leading to the award of the Community Health Practitioners Registration Board Higher Diploma in Community Health.
LOCATION OF COURSE
Most activities connected with the course, including lectures, will take place at the LUTH Primary Care Centre at Pakoto (Ifo Local GovemmentArea of Ogun State) and the surrounding villages, except when it is necessary for students to go to LUTH, Idi-Araba, Lagos, for lectures.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application letter with photocopies of credentials and 2 passport sized 'photographs should be addressed to:
The Co-ordinator (CHO Programme)
Institute of Child Health And Primary Care
LUTH, P.M.B 12003, Lagos, Nigeria
and should be accompanied with the receipt of the application fee of N5,OOO (five thousand Naira) bank draft payable to Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), and submitted to the Cash Office, Accounts Department, LUTH.
CLOSING DATE OF APPLICATION
Closing date for application is Tuesday the 28th of May, 2013.
Test & Interview will be conducted on Thursday and Friday the 30" & 31" of May. 2013. respectively, in the lecture Theatre Block of the Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, LUTH PHC Complex, Pakoto, Ogun State.'
Further invitation to attend interview will not be issued. Candidates should bring to the interview, originals of their credentials, letters of sponsorship from their Local Government/Institution and also Attestation letters from their employers stating that theywiU practice Primary Health Care at the end of the Course.
Successful applicants will be informed subsequently
Prof. Akin Osibogun
Chief Medical Director