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INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY PROFILE

INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY( IHSU)

LOCATIONIHSUIHSU has its main campus at 4686 St. Barnabas Road, Namuwongo, a southeastern section of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. IHSU’s campus is located on the top floor of the building that houses International Hospital Kampala. The road distance from the central business district of the city to Namuwongo is approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi). The coordinates of the university campus are:0°18’19.0″N, 32°36’38.0″E (Latitude:0.305278; Longitude:32.610556).

HISTORY

IHSU was established and admitted the first class of students in August 2008. The Chancellor of the University is Justice Julia Sebutinde of the International Criminal Court. The Vice Chancellor is Professor Scott Brown. The Chairman of the University Council is Dr. Moses Galukande. Dr. Ian Clarke, the founder of the university, was a member of the University Council until he relinquished that responsibility in 2010. International Health Sciences University is a member of the International Medical Group (IMG), a conglomerate of health-related businesses that include:[3]

  • International Hospital Kampala (IHK) – 200 beds
  • International Medical Centres (IMC)
  • International Air Ambulance (IAA)
  • International Medical Foundation (IMF)
  • International Health Sciences University (IHSU)
  • International Diagnostic Center (IDC)
  • International Medical Group Pharmaceuticals (IMGP)

The university incorporated the Uganda Health Management Institute (UHMI), and the International Hospital School of Nursing (IHSON) as the two founding faculties of the university. In December 2010, the university marked its maiden graduation ceremony, held at the university campus at Namuwongo, a suburb of Kampala.[4] In March 2014, the university held its fourth graduation ceremony, where 229 students graduated, of whom 111 (48%) were male and 118 (52%) were female. ACADEMICS As of March 2011, IHSU has one institute, two functional schools and one school in development:

  • Institute of Health Policy and Management
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Allied Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine (In development).

COURSES OFFERED

Courses can be pursued (a) full-time (b) part-time (c) on-campus or (d) via remote e-learning. The following academic courses are offered at the university:

Postgraduate Degree Courses
Undergraduate Degree Courses
Diploma Courses
  • Diploma Public Health
  • Diploma Clinical Medicince Community Health
Certificate Courses
  • Ethics and Integrity in Healthcare
  • Health Law and Regulations
  • Health Communication: Theory and Practice
  • Population, Poverty, and Health
  • Health and Development
  • Gender, Health, and Development
  • Healthcare Management and Administration
  • Refugee Health Management
  • Strategic Planning and Management for Healthcare Organizations
  • Quality Management in a Healthcare Setting
  • Human Resource Management for Health
  • Health Economics for Developing Countries
  • Health Policy Analysis
  • Healthcare Accounting

CONTACT
International Health sciences University
Plot 4686, Barnabus road, Kisugu Namuwongo
P.O. BOX 7782, Kampala Uganda
TEL: (+256) 0312 307 400.

2014 International Health Science University Plot 4686, St Barnabas Road, Kisugu Namuwongo P. O. BOX 7782, Kampala, Uganda. TEL: (+256) 0312 307 400 All rights reserved. – See more at: http://www.ihsu.ac.ug/ihsu-vision-mission#sthash.q3qdJvCY.dpuf
2014 International Health Science University Plot 4686, St Barnabas Road, Kisugu Namuwongo P. O. BOX 7782, Kampala, Uganda. TEL: (+256) 0312 307 400 All rights reserved. – See more at: http://www.ihsu.ac.ug/ihsu-vision-mission#sthash.q3qdJvCY.dpuf
2014 International Health Science University Plot 4686, St Barnabas Road, Kisugu Namuwongo P. O. BOX 7782, Kampala, Uganda. TEL: (+256) 0312 307 400 All rights reserved. – See more at: http://www.ihsu.ac.ug/ihsu-vision-mission#sthash.q3qdJvCY.dpuf
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