Diploma in Health Education & Promotion Course at Boitekanelo College

Diploma in Health Education & Promotion Course at Boitekanelo College

What is Health Education and Promotion?

Health education involves teaching individuals and giving information to the public to achieve better health. Health promotion motivates individuals to accept behavioral change by directly influencing beliefs, values, and attitudes. The two concepts, health promotion, and education, share symbiotic strategies.

Diploma in Health Education & Promotion

Diploma in Health Education and Promotion has its conceptual framework embodied in the Primary Health Care Model, of which the government of Botswana has committed itself to in order to promote the good health of its people.

Admission Requirements

BGCSE Or Equivalent With A Minimum Of 34 Points With At Least D In Biology, Chemistry, Physics Or DD Double Science, D in Mathematics And a D in English.

OR 2 Years Relevant, Current Health Work Experience With A Recommendation Letter.

Relevant Certificate From BQA Accredited Institution Of Higher Education.


Year 1

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Communication & Study Skills
  • Biostatistics Introduction to Epidemiology Fundamentals of Health Promotion Community Health
  • School Health

Year 2

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Health Service Management
  • Program Development
  • Communicable & Non- Communicable Diseases
  • Environmental & Occupational Health
  • Attachment Practice

Employment Opportunities

  • District Health Management Teams
  • Schools
  • Health Care Settings
  • Non-Governmental Organisations