International Institute of Health Sciences JINJA

About IIHS Jinja


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 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.

In 2001, The Institute was classified as a Medical Institute and given registration No. PMS/1/27 by the Ministry of Education and Sports In 2004, and 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.

Our Vision

To be a Leading Health Training Institution in Uganda and the whole of Eastern Africa

Our Mission

To prepare competent health professionals with a heart to serve the world deligently.

Our Goal

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


Our institute has a well equipped laboratory with modern teaching aids for practical purpose.


We have facilities for more than 900 students. We now focus on building more infrastructure to cater for new students


Our institute has both physical and e-library. The library is accessible from Monday to Friday from 8:00am-9:00pm.