About Us

Lira School of Comprehensive Nursing (LSCN) is strategically located in Northern Uganda, Lira District, Lira Municipality, Adyel, approximately 500 meters from Lira Town centre and adjacent to the Lira Regional Referral Hospital.

LSCN is a nurse training school founded by the government of Uganda. It has been in operation since 1939 under the Ministry of Health (MoH) and now under Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) following reforms in the two ministries.


LSCN envisions to be a Comprehensive Nursing School of Excellency in Africa.


LSCN exists to train competent and multidisciplinary nurses for quality health care services.