The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination Board (unmeb) is a semi-autonomous govt body. Established in December 2005 by the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), it’s cardinal purpose is to streamle, regulate and coordinate examinations as well as awarding nurses and midwives in Uganda.
The body derives it’s existence from the BTVET Act (2008) that grants it [unmeb] the mandate to manage and administer examinations as well as awarding certificates to qualified to nurses and midwives in Uganda.
The body is 13 members strong with it’s membership drawn from; (1) tutors of both public and private institutions, (2) clinicians, (3) nursing officers, and (4) ministry of education officials.
They serve 3yr tenures.
To be a benchmark Nurses and Midwives National Examination Eoard in East Africa.
To innovatively manage and administer quality examinations and awards for nurses and midwives in Uganda.
To enable unmeb sustain it’s achievements as well as improve performance of it’s core mandate. The main focus is to ensure conduct of reliable examinations that effectively measure expected quality of nurses and midwives based on curriculum objectives.
Plot 57 Kiwatule,
Ssebowa road off Ntinda-Kyambogo road.