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About the school
The slogan of the Academy of Medical Sciences is “Improving health through research.” Our mission in the Academy is to promote medical science research and its translation into benefits for the Malawian society and beyond. We will achieve this mission by promoting excellence in medical research, influencing policy to improve health of the people, nurturing the next generation of medical researchers, linking academia, industry and the national/public health system, seizing international opportunities and encouraging dialogue about medical science.
The Academy of Medical Sciences will roll out its first programme in the 2016/17 academic year. This will be a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Medical Microbiology.
When fully established, the Academy of Medical Sciences will be responsible for running the University Teaching Hospital and will boast of specialized laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment for teaching, research, diagnosis and treatment.