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The University was established out of a dire need for highly qualified and skilled manpower in education to provide leadership and enlightenment. Its original mandate was therefore to train graduate professional teachers for Ghana's second cycle institutions and the Ministry of Education, in order to meet the manpower needs of the country's accelerated education programme at the time. Today, with the expansion of some of its faculties and the diversification of programmes, the University has the capacity to meet the manpower needs of other ministries and industries in the country, besides that of the Ministry of Education

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Our Vision

A School of Medical Sciences that is well-positioned with worldwide acclaim.

Our Mission

To Provide undergraduate professional, and post-graduate educational programmes of the highest quality and relevance in order to attract outstanding faculty and develop top students.

To Conduct meaningful and excellent research that will improve the health of people and heighten the school’s attractiveness to faculty and students.

To Strengthen the school’s national academic recognition and enhance its value to the the nation as a whole.

To Strengthen the faculty and financial the resource base of the school.

To Develop strong interdisciplinary programmes that link areas of strength within the faculty, and thereby enhance the school’s competitiveness in research and medical practice.

To promote public awareness of the mission of the school.

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