One of the biggest and oldest health institutions of the province, originally known as Lady Cunningham MCH centre, upgraded to Public Health School in 1952. It is having the facilities of MCH and EPI centers.
It is situated in the heart of Peshawar city with maternity hospital, Lady Reading hospital, Al-Khidmat, Rookhana kor and Infectious disease Children hospitals for on the job training of the students.
The school is having double stories academic block along with three stories hostel building to accommodate 250 students. There is an MCH center, fully equipped with all the facilities for antenatal, natal and postnatal services as well as EPI and Family Planning services. Yearly enrollment of the students is 60 from different districts / agencies of the province. Beside regular students, the school trains other students sponsored by different projects like MRDP, PAIMAN, Barani Area and Dir Area Support.
To become qualified LHV, the trainee undertake the following Pakistan Nursing Council’s (PNC’s) approved courses
Course of two years is divided into three sections.
Section 1 : PTS (Preliminary Training Session ) 12 weeks duration
Section 2: Midwifery Course 09 months duration
Section3: Public Health 12 months duration
Miss Husan Ara (Sister Tutor)
Taj Munawar (Sister Tutor)
Shagufta Naheed (Sister Tutor)
Anwar Taj (Sister Tutor)
Rukhsana Noor (PH Supervisor Midwifery)
Fozia Yasmeen (Midwifery)
DISTRICT/AGENCY WISE DISTRIBUTION OF SEATS
PUBLIC HEALTH SCHOOL, NISHTERABAD
S.No DISTRICT/AGENCY No. of Seats
1. Peshawar 14
2. Nowshehra 06
3. Charsaddah 06
4. Mardan 07
5. Swabi 04
6. Karak 05
7. Lakki Marwat 04
8. Bunir 02
9. Shangla 04
10. Chitral 04
11. Khyber Agency 02
12. Orakzai Agency 02
Total number of seats 60
Ph: 091-2216274, Fax: 091-2570261