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African Paediatric Fellowship Programme

The Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative is proud to host the Nursing Fellows that form part of the UCT Department of Paediatrics and Child Health's African Paediatric Fellowship Programme (APFP).

To date, a total of 70 nurses from 8 African countries have graduated as APFP Nursing Fellows. 

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008

2018 Current Nurse Fellows

Akua Boateng (Ghana)

  Institution:   Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
  Program:   MNCN
  Period::   January 2018 - December 2018 (1 Year)

Fredrika Hamutoko (Namibia)

  Institution:   The International University of Management, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2018 - December 2018 (1 Year)

Irene Muleya (Zambia)

  Institution:  University Teaching Hospital
  Program:   MNCN
  Period::   January 2018 - December 2018 (1 Year)

Winnie Njuguna (Kenya)

  Institution:   Gertrude's Children Hospital
  Program:   MNCN
  Period::   January 2018 - December 2018 (1 Year)

 Vera Owusu (Ghana)

  Institution:   Princess Marie Louise Children's Hospital
  Program:   PG Dip Critical Care Child
  Period::   January 2018 - December 2018 (1 Year)

Beatrix Callard (Namibia)

  Institution:   Windhoek Central Hospital, Windhoek
  Program:   MNCN
  Period::   January 2018 - December 2019 (2 Year)

Virginia Ngugi (Kenya)

  Institution:   Gertrude's Children's Hospital
  Program:  MNCN
  Period::   January 2018 - December 2019 (2 Year)

Evelyne Mvungu (Kenya)

  Institution:   Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital
  Program:   MNCN
  Period::   January 2018 - December 2019 (2 Year)

2017 NURSE FELLOWS:

Ester Ambunda (Namibia)

  Institution:   Windhoek Central Hospital, Windhoek, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2017 - December 2017 (1 Year)

Fanny Nambahu (Namibia)

  Institution:   Katatura State Hospital, Windhoek, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2017 - December 2017 (1 Year)

Teodensia Isak (Namibia)

  Institution:   Katatura State Hospital, Windhoek, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2017 - December 2017 (1 Year)

Eunike Mushelenga (Namibia)

  Institution:   The International University of Management, Windhoek, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2017 - December 2017 (1 Year)

 Beatrice Shikongo (Namibia)

  Institution:   Oshakati Intermediate Hospital, Windhoek, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2017 - December 2017 (1 Year)

2016 NURSE FELLOWS:

Alexia Seibes (Namibia)

  Institution:   Windhoek Central Hospital, Windhoek, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2016 (1 Year)

Eric Chisupa (Zambia)

  Institution:   Lusaka School of Paediatrics & Child Health Nursing, Lusaka, Zambia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2016 (1 Year)

Gape Ramontsho (Botswana)

  Institution:   Bamalate Lutheran Hospital, Ramotswa, Botswana
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2016 (1 Year)

Gifty Berchie Osei (Ghana)

  Institution:   University of Cape Coast, Ghana
  Program:   PhD
  Period::   January 2015 - December 2017 (3 Years)

Happiness Mdangu (Tanzania)

  Institution:   Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences, Muhimbili, Tanzania
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2016 (1 Year)

Jacqueline Coffie (Ghana)

  Institution:   Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2016 (1 Year)

Josephine Sakeus (Namibia)

  Institution:   Katatura State Hospital, Windhoek, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2016 (1 Year)

Nanioshiwa Henghali (Namibia)

  Institution:   Oshakati Intermediate Hospital, Oshakati, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2016 (1 Year)

Olivia Nyarko Mensah (Ghana)

  Institution:   Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
  Program:   PhD
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2017 (2 Years)

Sadandaula Rose Muhewira (Malawi)

  Institution:   Kamuzu College of Nursing, Lilongwe, Malawi
  Program:   PhD
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2017 (2 Years)

Tiyamike Nkhoma (Malawi)

  Institution:   Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2017 (2 Years)

Yassin Munguatosha (Tanzania)

  Institution:   Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences, Muhimbili, Tanzania
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2016 - December 2016 (1 Year)

2015 NURSE FELLOWS:

Cosmas Nkwaila (Malawi)

  Institution:   Kamuzu College of Nursing, Blantyre, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2015 - December 2015 (1 Year)

George Nsitu (Malawi)

  Institution:   Zomba Central Hospital, Zomba, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2015 - December 2015 (1 Year)

Lucy Dapaah (Ghana)

  Institution:   Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2015 - December 2015 (1 Year)

Lucy Ngoma (Malawi)

  Institution:   Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2015 - December 2015 (1 Year)

Netsayi Gowero (Malawi)

  Institution:   Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2015 - December 2015 (1 Year)

Rogers Gift Benkele (Zambia)

  Institution:  Lusaka School of Paediatrics & Child Health Nursing, Lusaka, Zambia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2015 - December 2015 (1 Year)

Sarah Bruce-Smith (Ghana)

  Institution:   Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2015 - December 2015 (1 Year)

Theresia Bock (Namibia)

  Institution:   Windhoek Central Hospital, Windhoek, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2015 - December 2015 (1 Year)

Thom George (Malawi)

  Institution:   Mzuzu Central Hospital, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2015 - December 2015 (1 Year)

2014 NURSE FELLOWS:

Abeiku Godwin Yankson (Ghana)

  Institution:   Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2014 - December 2014 (1 Year)

Caroline Essiah Essel (Ghana)

  Institution:   Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2014 - December 2014 (1 Year)

Chikondi Chimbatata (Malawi)

  Institution:  Mzusu Central Hospital, Mzuzu, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2014 - December 2014 (1 Year)

Christine Baluhya (Tanzania)

  Institution:   Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation Centre, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2014 - December 2014 (1 Year)

John Mhango (Malawi)

  Institution:   Neno District Hospital, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2014 - December 2014 (1 Year)

Joshua Mtisaunge (Malawi)

  Institution:   Chiradzulu District Hospital, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2014 - December 2014 (1 Year)

Lilian Salvatory (Tanzania)

  Institution:   Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation Centre, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2014 - December 2014 (1 Year)

Naomi Likumbo (Malawi)

  Institution:   Malawi (Private)
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2013 - December 2014 (1 Year)

Victoria Kirway (Tanzania)

  Institution:   Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation Centre, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2014 - December 2014 (1 Year)

Victoria Suwe (Botswana)

  Institution:   Bamalete Luheran Hospital, Ramotswa, Botswana
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period::   January 2014 - December 2014 (1 Year)

Wilhelmina Hekandjo (Namibia)

  Institution:   Oshakati Intermediate Hospital, Oshakati, Namibia
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
  Period::   January 2014 - December 2014 (1 Year)


2013 NURSE FELLOWS

lydia

Lydia Ssenyonga (Uganda)

Program Masters (Nursing)
Period January 2013 -  December 2013
Elisha

Elisha Okaisu (Uganda)

Institution Cure Children's Hospital of Uganda, Mbale, Uganda
Program Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)
beatrice

Beatrice Gundo (Malawi)

Institution Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi
Program       Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)
bertha

Bertha Chaputula (Malawi)

Institution Mzuzu Central Hospital, Mzuzu, Malawi
Program Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)
blessings

Blessings Chiluzi (Malawi)

Institution Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi
Program Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)
felistas

Felistas Macheso (Malawi)

Institution Ntcheu District Hospital, Ntcheu, Malawi
Program Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)
ida

Ida Khombe (Malawi)

Institution Daeyang Luke Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi
Program Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)
lophina

Lophina Phiri (Malawi)

Institution Ntcheu District Hospital, Ntcheu, Malawi
Program Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)
 

Patrick Phiri (Malawi)

Institution Ntcheu District Hospital, Ntcheu, Malawi
Program Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)
matlodi

Matlhodi Basuhi (Botswana)

Institution Bamalete Lutheran Hospital, Ramotswa, Botswana
Program Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)
tidimalo

Tidimalo Letsholo (Botswana)

Institution Bamalete Lutheran School of Nursing, Ramotswa,Botswana
Program Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Critical Care Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)

Private and Self-funded Students:

 

Lydia Ssenyonga (Uganda)

  Institution: Private, Uganda
  Program: Masters (Nursing)
  Period: 1 January 2013 - 31 December 2013
noami

Naomi Likumbo (Malawi)

Institution Private, Malawi
Program Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period January 2013 - December 2013 (1 Year)

2012 NURSE FELLOWS:

margaret

Beatrice Mkandawire (Malawi)

Institution: Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2012 - December 2012 (1 Year)
estella

Etta Chimbe (Malawi)

Institution: Ministry Of Health, Malawi
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2012 - December 2012 (1 Year)
diana

Lydia Magombo (Malawi)

Institution: Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2012 - December 2012 (1 Year)
chisomo

Beatrix Callard (Namibia)

Institution: Katutura State Hospital, Windhoek, Namibia
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Child Nursing
Period: January 2012 - December 2012 (1 Year)
edina

Irene Tshipo (Part-funded) Botswana

Institution: Bamalete Lutheran School of Nursing, Botswana
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2012 - December 2012 (1 Year)
edith

Kelebonye Johane (Part-funded) Botswana

Institution: Bamalete Lutheran School of Nursing, Botswana
Program: Diploma in Critical Care Child Nursing
Period: January 2012 - December 2012 (1 Year)
ireen

Esau Kasonda (Self-funded) Malawi

Institution:  Ekwendeni College of Nursing, Malawi
Program:    Post-Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Child Nursing
Period: January 2012 - December 2012 (1 Year)
adess

Mary Muzombwe (Self-funded) Malawi

Institution: St Joseph College of Nursing, Limbe, Malawi
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2012 - December 2012 (1 Year)
fatima

Flora Namphande (Self-funded) Malawi

Institution: Malawi College of Health Sciences, Zomba
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2012 - December 2012 (1 Year)
fatima

Lucy Mkutumula (Self-funded) Malawi

Institution: Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2012 - December 2012 (1 Year)

2011 NURSE FELLOWS:

2011 nurses

diana

Diana Chiundu (Malawi)

Institution: Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2011 - December 2011 (1 Year)
Akua

Akua Dwomoh (Self Funded) Ghana

Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2011 - December 2011 (1 Year)
chisomo

Chisomo Kasitomu (Malawi)

Institution: Chiradzulu District Hospital, Chiradzulu, Malawi
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2011 - December 2011 (1 Year)
edina

Edina Kholowa (Self Funded) Malawi

Institution: Malamulo College Health Sciences, Makwasa, Malawi
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2011 - December 2011 (1 Year)
 

Josephine Kwakye (Self Funded) Ghana

Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2011 - December 2011 (1 Year)
edith

Edith Mukusho (Zambia)

Institution: University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2011 - December 2011 (1 Year)
ireen

Ireen Muleya (Zambia)

Institution: University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Child Nursing
Period: January 2011 - December 2011 (1 Year)
adess

Adess Mwale (Zambia)

Institution: University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2011 - December 2011 (1 Year)
fatima

Fatima Ndege (Self Funded) Malawi

Institution: Nkhoma College of Nursing, Nkhoma, Malawi
Program: Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
Period: January 2011 - December 2011 (1 Year)

2010 NURSE FELLOWS:

From left to right: Tiyamike Nkhoma* (Malawi),Diana Kafotokoza(Malawi), Elizabeth Ayebare* (Uganda), Lydia Ssenyonga(Uganda)

In front: Elestina Kayange(Malawi)

*Tiyamike Nkhoma & Elizabeth Ayebare both graduated with distinctions.

Elizabeth Ayebare (Uganda)

  Institution:   Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period:   January 2010 - December 2010 (1 Year)

Diana Kafotokoza Malawi)

  Institution:   Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period:   January 2010 - December 2010 (1 Year)

Elestina Kayange (Malawi)

  Institution:   Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period:   January 2010 - December 2010 (1 Year)

Tiyamike Nkhoma (Malawi)

  Institution:   Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period:   January 2010 - December 2010 (1 Year)

Lydia Ssenyonga (Uganda)

  Institution:   CURE Children's Hospital, Mbale, Uganda
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing
  Period:   January 2010 - December 2010 (1 Year)

2009 NURSE FELLOWS:
None

2008 NURSE FELLOWS:

Rose Maundu (Kenya)

  Institution:   Nairobi Hospital, Kenya
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Child Nursing
  Period:   Janurary 2008 - December 2008 (1 Year)

Mercy Lekoyiet (Kenya)

  Institution:   Gertrudes Garden Hospital, Kenya
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Child Nursing
  Period:   January 2008 - December 2008 (1 Year)

Rhoda Njuguna (Kenya)

  Institution:   Nairobi Hospital, Kenya
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Child Nursing
  Period:   January 2008 - December 2008 (1 Year)

Pamela Omengo (Kenya)

  Institution:   Gertrudes Garden Hospital, Kenya
  Program:   Post-Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Child Nursing
  Period:   January 2008 - December 2008 (1 Year)