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The Directorate of Nursing and Midwifery Services provides a framework for provision of comprehensive, quality and equitable nursing and midwifery care in all the hospitals. Nursing and Midwifery Services Directprate is responsible for policy direction that guide the provision of nursing and midwifery Care.


To provide quality, comprehensive (preventive, curative and rehabilitative) care to individuals, families and the communities.


The Directorates' mandate hinges on the promotion of excellence in the delivery of quality nursing care to the public in all health facilities in the country.

The Directorate has four sub-programs namely;

1. Nursing and Midwifery Services Management

2. Hospital Based Nursing and Midwifery Education

3. Community Based Nursing Services