About Us



A Leading Health Training Institution in Eastern Africa



To prepare competent health professionals with a heart to serve.



To set up a reputable educational institute for training quality health professionals.

core values

Core Values

Leadership, Professionalism Integrity, Sacrifice, Moral Character, Academic Excellence and Accountability



The International Institute of Health Sciences (IIHS) was established in 1998 by its first two founders and Directors-Professor Wilton Sebastian Kezala and his wife Ms. Margaret Taitika Kezala in their home at Plot No. 22 Radio Road in Jinja Municipality. They were later joined by Mr. Sam Muwumba (RIP), Fr. Peter Gerald Picavet, Mr. Charles Isabirye, Ms. Florence Kisubi and Dr. Wilson Kisubi to make a total of seven directors. On 2nd September, 1999, the Registrar of companies in Kampala issued to the Directors, a Certificate of Incorporation No. 41850 under the Companies Act Cap. 85. IIHS became a limited company. The Company acquired rental premises at Plot No. 47 Wilson Avenue, Jinja Municipality which served as the Centre for its operation.

On 08/03/2001, IIHS Ltd was classified as a Medical Institute and given registration No. PMS/1/27 by the Ministry of Education and Sports In 2004, IIHS was issued an operational license No. MoESTS/BTVET/140 by the Ministry of Education Science Technology and Sports(MoES) together with the Nurses and Midwives council, allowing it to train students under the following courses; Certificate in Nursing, Certificate in Comprehensive Nursing, Diploma Nursing (Extension) and Diploma in Midwifery. The institute started with the training of about 15 enrolled comprehensive nurses and later, on 03/09/2015, it added training of enrolled general nurses In October 2010, the institute transferred its operations from Plot No. 47 Wilson Avenue to Plot No. 27/29 Namasagali Drive, after completion of the 1st storeyed complex building. Since then infrastructures has expanded to include, two storeyed buildings for female hostel, four flats for male hostels. There is ongoing construction of a three storeyed Complex resource centre. Training programs have been expanded and streamlined with approval from MoES, the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE). Degree Programs shall soon be established. Since Inception the Institute has held two graduation ceremonies ( 2012 & 2017), in which over one thousand Students have been awarded certificates in various programs, and are now working in various public and private health institutions, both domestically and internationally

Meet Our Directors

Prof. Wilton S

Prof. Wilton S. Kezala
(Exec. Director)

FR. Gerald

FR. Gerald P. Picavet
(Chairman Board Of Directors)

Mr Mulinda

Mr Martin Mulinda
(Company Secretary)


Rev. James Kivunike
(Chairman Governing Council)


Mrs Margret Kezala

Dr Wilson Kisubi

Dr Wilson Kisubi

Mrs Florence Kisubi

Mrs Florence Kisubi


Mr. Etiang Moses

Mr Isabirye

Mr. Charles Isabirye