At the end of the training programme, students should be able to:
Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills in the identification, prevention and control of communicable and non communicable diseases.
To provide quality holistic Christian education at tertiary level to all who meet the college entry requirements.
The candidate to be must eligible for admission to the programme leading to the Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences meet a minimum age of 17 years and be in possession of five (5) ‘O’ levels passed at credit level or better in acceptable subjects which must include the following: English language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Science, Biology and any other subject. Geometrical drawing (Technical drawing) is an added advantage.
The focus areas are segmented in the five core pillars below:.
1. Community Health.
2. Food Safety.
3. Water and Sanitation.
4. Built and Non-built Environment
5. Occupation Health and Safety
• These examinations shall be conducted by Eden University with internal examiners in collaboration with the University of Zambia and Chainama College of Health Sciences. The examinations shall be held at the end of each semester in the first year and only at the end of the first semester in the second and third year.
• All internal examination results shall be submitted to the University of Zambia for inclusion in the transcript upon completion of training.2. State Examinations
• These are the Intermediate and Final examinations conducted by the Examinations Council of Health Sciences, of the University of Zambia - School of Medicine.
• Intermediate and final examinations shall be conducted at the end of the second and third year respectively, in accordance with the laid down statutory instrument.N.B. Students are referred to Examinations Rules for more details.
Mrs.Victoria N. Chadika
Head of Department (ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH)