The Nigerian College of Advanced Health Science and Technology Onicha Ohaozara, Ebonyi State South is approved by Federal Government of Nigeria and Ebonyi State Ministry of Education; a private-driven Federal Government-Assisted Institution through YouWiN -I program of the Federal Ministry of Finance; operating under private-public partnership scheme of Federal Ministry of Education, and currently affiliated to the Center for Biomedical Science and Allied Health Studies, Saskatoon Canada; and runs a number of highly demand Health Programs at Diploma and Higher Specialist Diploma in Medical Sciences. Piloted by governing council and Board of directors, NCAHST is designed to widen access to higher education through the provision of relevant industry-specific employable skills. The aim of the institution is to create the next generation of graduates with skills relevant to our economy and to create job opportunities for Nigerian youths.
In April 2012, NCAHST received a Presidential and National award for Innovation in Nigeria, the ceremony of which was held in the Banquet Hall of Aso Rock Villa, Abuja. Following this development, NCAHST was assisted 100% by grants from Federal Government of Nigeria through Ministry of Finance and the Youth Empowerment with Innovation in Nigeria (YouWiN) program of the President Goodluck Jonathan administration in 2012.
CAHST is registered and incorporated with the Federal Government of Nigeria through Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) under the Corporate and Allied matters Act of 1990. The College had been visited by NBTE on 19th July -22 July 2013 when her name was still known as NIISTO and consequently, has had the legal framework to provide Educational Services in Nigeria since 2011. First batch of students were enrolled in 2011 graduated by December 2014, and about 60% have been employed even with International Health Organization within the first 2 months.
We are working to widen our partnership with Governmental Agencies, Professional bodies including the West African Health Examination Board, Environmental Health Council of Nigeria, Chartered Chemist Council of Nigeria, Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria, Health Record Registration Board, and professional body in Social Works, and private industries, organizations, individuals and professional bodies and corporate bodies to provide specialized training in the shortage areas of Health and Social Care
The centralized location of NCAHST and its proximity to other reputable institutions such as Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State University, College of Education, Ikwo, The Mater Misericordia Hospital School of Nursing and Midwifery, Afikpo, and Federal University Ndufu Alike, Ikwo serves the metropolitan purpose of attracting academic intelligence and research-oriented minds.
NCAHST will continue to be imaginative in recognizing trends and new needs in the academic field and will develop appropriate products and platforms for its target markets.