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Ministry of Health

Nursing and Midwifery

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.

Our Services

                                                                                  The hospital plays  state wide services including the Acquired

Hospital Based Care

Hospital based [nursing and midwifery education] deals with nursing and midwifery education and deployment of nurses and midwives to various health. 

Community Health Nursing

Community Health Nursing understands the complex interactions between health  and social determinants of health in order to improve the health of diverse, vulnerable and underserved communities.  

Nursing and Midwifery services

Nursing and midwifery profession requires a strong administrative leadership to direct all stakeholders and partners in the delivery and implementation of nursing and midwifery services in order to uphold the required standards and protocols.

Our Team

Directorate of Nursing and Midwifery Services

Emily Gondwe-Gama

Deputy Director of Nursing and Midwifery