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Welcome to The Community Health Officers’ Training Programme

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

The school Community Health Officers’ Training Programme is one of the multi-disciplinary schools run by the Management of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals complex, Ile-Ife. The Regulatory body of the school is the Community Health Practitioners’ Registration Board of Nigeria (CHPRBN) Health Abuja. This Programme is run on Semester basis i.e. 4 semesters with lecturers drawn from within and outside to handle the courses based on guidelines from CHPRBN, Abuja.

LOCATION OF THE SCHOOL:


The School of Community Health Officers (C.H.O.) Training Programme is located in a well conducive area within the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife, just directly behind the Scool of Nursing building. The school trains students running Higher Diploma in Community Health. (Community Health Officers) for duration of two years.


PERSONNEL

The school is staffed as follows!

    • Mrs. O. O. Owolabi - Deputy Director CHO/Course Coordinator
    • Mrs. I. A. Oyebamiji - ADNS/PHC Tutor
    • Miss. A. O. Adediji - PHC Tutor
    • Mrs. O. O. Omoyele - PHC Tutor
    • Miss. F. T. Fawole - Scientific Officer
    • Mr. A. S. Ademola - Administrative Officer
    • Miss. O. R. Oyekunle - Clerial Officer
    • Mrs. S. K. Olutunde - Confidential Secretary
    • Mr. I. A. Oriade - School Driver

    STUDENTS


    These students are Seventy (70) in all i.e. 35 students for each set. Admission of these students was done on Federal Character Principles and merit with representative from various states of the country. They are also senior staff of middle level health care providers in their respective Local Government in the Primary Health Care Delivery System across the Country.


    ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL:


    • Impact knowledge to students to ensure the provision of integrated primary Health Care and Services.
    • Periodically review the topics of health education talks with a view to ensuring accuracy of information, relevance of topics and appreciateness of methods and language.
    • Indexing of students with the Community Health Practitioners’ Registration Board, (CHPRBN), Abuja.
    • Registration and Coordination of students for CHPRBN National/Final examination.
    • Training and supervision of student's practical posting at various Health facilities i.e.
      1. Urban Comprehansive Health Centre, Eleyele, Ile-Ife
      2. Comprehensive Health Centre Aderemi Road, Ile-Ife,
      3. Comprehensive Health Centre, Enuwa, Ile-Ife
      4. Rural Comprehensive Health Centre, Imesi-Ile and
      5. Ife Hospital Units, comprising of the following units: Adult Casualty (Accidents and Emergency Unit), Children Emergency Ward, Family Planning Clinic, Dental Hospital, Haematology Laboratory, Chemical Pathology Laboratory, Microbiology Laboratory, Virology Clinic, Communicable/STI Clinic, Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic, Opthalmology Clinic and Mental Health Ward.
    • Conducting with the Management, entrance examination for new-intakes into Community Health Officers’ Training Programme.
    • Ensure safety and welfare of the students.
    • Performing any assigned responsibilities by the Management.

    HOSTEL


    This is located in the residence quarters of Urban Comprehensive Health Centre, Eleyele, Ile-Ife. The students occupy the flats of two-bedrooms each with their conveniences.


    O. O. Owolabi (Mrs.),
    Course Coordinator.

COMPONENT HEALTH FACILITIES

  • IHU, ILE-IFE
  • WGH, ILESA
  • DENTAL UNIT, OAU
  • UCHC, ELEYELE, ILE-IFE
  • MULTIPURPOSE, ILESA
  • RCHC, IMESI-ILE

SCHOOLS

  • Community Health Officers’ Training Programme.
  • Darkroom Technicians and Assistants Course.
  • School of Health Information Management
  • Schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Peri-operative Nursing.
  • Residency Training Programme

CONTACT US

P M B 5538, ILESA ROAD, ILE-IFE.