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The vision of the College of Health Sciences is to provide world class quality education with the aim of generating knowledge, technology, and health-care education at a global level.

In recognition of the need to provide the best medical intervention in Nigeria, the management of Nile University of Nigeria has worked assiduously to set up the College of Health Sciences with a focus on providing the best medical school that will train pioneers who will come up with groundbreaking innovations in the medical field.

The Faculty’s approach to teaching, learning, and assessment is focused on the practical application of skills and knowledge. Our modern approach to learning include smart boards and the use of mobile technologies. With access to comprehensive world class laboratories, which include clinical skills lab, physiology lab, pathology lab, bio-chemistry lab, microbiology lab, pharmacology lab, anatomy lab and anatomy museum, students get to combine theoretical learning with extensive practical and simulations.

In line with international accreditation criteria, students in their first and second year are taught basic first aid and clinical skills with the use of robots. Alongside the use of the world class Nizamiye Hospital as the Teaching Hospital, the College has also entered into academic partnerships with 5 hospitals in the FCT to ensure well-rounded exposure and quality medical education.

Our students will be trained and equipped to compete with other students globally, as well as satisfy internationally recognized standards who are qualified to get further specialization.

FACULTY PROVOST

FACULTY PROVOST MESSAGE

The College of Health Sciences is designed to impart edge cutting knowledge of the highest standard that will prepare our graduates to compete globally.

Students will be exposed to high-quality education and innovative research that will benefit the individual and the cultural, social and economic development of Nigeria.

We have qualified academic staff and conducive infrastructure (i.e. equipped laboratories, classrooms and hospital for training of students) which will be used to train our students to work effectively and provide comprehensive health care to individuals in any community in Nigeria.

Our current MBBS program is registered and approved by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and Nigerian Universities Commission and recipient to practice the profession of Medicine in Nigeria. Our MBBS curriculum is according to the guidelines on Minimum Standards of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) and NUC. However, our MBBS program uses an integrated system based learning and community-oriented way of instruction which will make our students clinically oriented from when they start the program.

Our students will be trained and equipped to compete with other students globally, as well as satisfy internationally recognized standards who are qualified to get further specialization.

Future plans for the College of Health Sciences include B.sc courses in Anatomy, Pharmacology, Public Health, as well as Master and Ph.D. programs in other health science courses.

Departmental messages

Department of Community Medicine

The Department of Medical Biochemistry was created to satisfy the requirements of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. Biochemistry, one of the core components of Basic Medical Sciences, provides knowledge that forms part of the foundation of medical education and practice. The Department is responsible for teaching and research of Medical Biochemistry in the College of Health Sciences. Indeed, biochemistry lectures are integrated with anatomy and physiology for adequate correlation with clinical scenarios.

Faculty of Basic Clinical Science

The Department of Medical Biochemistry was created to satisfy the requirements of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. Biochemistry, one of the core components of Basic Medical Sciences, provides knowledge that forms part of the foundation of medical education and practice. The Department is responsible for teaching and research of Medical Biochemistry in the College of Health Sciences. Indeed, biochemistry lectures are integrated with anatomy and physiology for adequate correlation with clinical scenarios.

Department of Anatomy

Thank you for visiting the website of the College of Health Sciences at Nile University of Nigeria, I welcome you on behalf of all of us at the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences. Our vision is to excel in all areas of the academic activities, including and not limited to academic, skill acquisition and research with our trainees. It is, therefore, my privilege as the Founding Dean of the College to lead its development into a reputable medical education provider and the first choice for distinguished students, academia and researchers in the medical field.

Our training program offers a curriculum that is the best fit for our home country need as well as international best practices. We apply training techniques that enable the students to develop problem-solving skills, learn how to get information independently and improve abilities to assess new information critically. We also pay particular attention to the personal development of students by interacting with individual student and helping them solve specific personal challenges concerning academics as well as social issues such as accommodation, privacy and security. At Nile University of Nigeria, our trainees are also given tutelage on the professional expectation as well as ethics and ethical consideration that would be expected of them at graduation from the noble profession of Medicine.

On behalf of our house staff and faculty, I welcome your interest in our medical school and our training program. It’s our belief that you will find that our program offers an abundance of extraordinary learning opportunities as one of the highest quality programs that is available in this part of the world. Whether you are a prospective student, parent, faculty member, or simply a curious visitor, I invite you to explore our website or come visit our campus and learn more about us With warm wishes for a rewarding year.

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