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Our Brief History

Short Explanation of Our Institute And Location


Bwima Institute of Health and Allied Sciences (BWIHAS) formerly Victoria Institute of Health and Allied Sciences (VIHAS). The Institute, established since 2015, is located in Ilemela Municipality, Kabangaja Street, Mwanza Region. It is fully registered and  accreditated by NACTE with Registration number HAS/151 and recognised by  the Ministry of Health. We currently offer Clinical Medicine at the level of Technician Certificate and Ordinary diploma.
In the very near future the institute has plans to expand the scope of training to other programmes including Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, Social Work, Medical laboratory and Community Development.
We ensure that our graduates are equiped with the necessary knowledge and skills and that they are competitive in the East African health Industry market. 



Bwima Institute of Health and Allied Sciences (BWIHAS) is located at Kabangaja Street which is about 1 kilometre from Igombe centre and it is about 12 kilometres from Mwanza City Centre. In order to arrive at BWIHAS from Mwanza City Centre, you will have to board a public transport (commuter bus) from Igombe Bus stand in the city to Igombe centre. Commuter Buses to Igombe operate up to around 7.00 p.m., and are cheaper as compared to other means of transport (currently at Tshs.750 per trip). You can also hire a Taxi on arrival but at a more expensive tariff (currently at not less than Tshs.15, 000 per trip).

Quick facts:

  • Founded in 2015
  • Fully Accreditated by NACTE with the registration No. REG/HAS/151 and it is recognized by the Ministry of Health