Dow Institute of Nursing and Midwifery


  • Produce highly skilled nurses and midwives through Bachelors, Masters, and PhD programs.
  • Improve quality care at healthcare facilities by addressing the acute shortage of qualified and skilled nurses in the country.
  • Enhance the standard of nursing education nationwide.
  • Foster faculty development and establish collaborations with national and international universities.
  • Promote research in nursing through training, grants, and collaborations with national and international research institutes.

Founded in 2006 within Dow University of Health Sciences, Dow Institute of Nursing and Midwifery aims to produce top-notch healthcare professionals. Led by the Vice-Chancellor, a task force of nursing experts and experienced teachers played a vital role in its establishment. The institute provides an optimal learning environment at DUHS’s Ojha campus.

Established in December 2003, DUHS initiated the Dow Institute of Nursing and Midwifery with support from the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan (HEC). The foundation stone was laid on June 3rd, 2006, with Prof. Atta Ur Rehman, Advisor to the Federal Government, and Chairman of the Higher Education Commission as the Chief Guest. Completed in two years, the project addresses the shortage of skilled nurses by delivering quality education and practical training.

Dr. Rubina Qasim

Dow Institute of Nursing and Midwifery has been providing quality education and emphasizing continuous research since 2006. Today, DIONAM graduates serve not only in various capacities in Pakistan but globally. Continuing the legacy of dispensing nursing education, we take pride in equipping graduates for real-world challenges. It’s heartening to witness DIONAM graduates actively bringing positive change to society with care and compassion—a true reflection of a well-qualified nurse.

To all students, remember that specific life lessons come through struggle. As studies get tough, remind yourself of this and move forward bravely. The lessons you learn over the years will guide you when it’s just you and a patient.

Delivering exceptional patient-centered education, training, and clinical care, informed by cutting-edge research and innovation. Generating and disseminating new knowledge.

Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan

Pakistan Nursing & Midwifery Council (PNMC)

Our Programs

Following are the programs offered by Dow Institute of Nursing and Midwifery:


The academic activities at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dow College of Pharmacy are divided into five major disciplines:


Pharmaceutics is the science of drug manufacturing. It involves the processes from new chemical entity turning into a dosage form, modification.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry addresses chemical aspects of drug development, analytical procedures, important reactions involved in quantification and quality testing of


Pharmacognosy focuses on natural sources of the drugs including plants, animals and minerals. This science includes study related to Procurement of.

Pharmacy Practice

Department of Pharmacy Practice was established in the year 2014 Dec. 22nd, as per the requirements set forth by the Pharmacy


Pharmacology is the study concerned with all aspects of actions of drugs and other chemicals on living system.




Dow College of Pharmacy was established in 2007. It was based on the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences The college is a distinguished

Alumni Success stories

The Alumni Success Stories below highlight just a few of our almost 9000 remarkable graduates who represent Dow Institute of Nursing and Midwifery's legacy. We are proud of them, their achievements.

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Phone: 92-21-99261498

Ext: 2602



Dow University of Health Sciences (Ojha Campus), University Road, Near SUPARCO, Karachi