FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Introduction

The faculty of Health sciences is established and functionally based to achieve the higher education needs in the country by occupying central role in:

  1. Facilitating students’ competence building within a certain academic field. To do so the faculty developed curricula that help students acquire health knowledge and that enable them to develop skills for using this knowledge in concrete situations.
  2. Facilitating the development of competencies that can be used outside the learning context of HE institutions. To do so the faculty developed curricula that enable students to develop competencies which are transferable to contexts other than the academic field studied.
  3. Facilitating creation of situation for innovation and manage the country’s Health problems and developing both the community and environmental health

Vision

The vision of the faculty’s academic division is to enhance the educational experiences of a diverse and inclusive community of students, through developing distinctive, high quality programmers of international education that will meet the needs of, and influence, an increasingly connected, global society

Faculty’s Values

  1. Equal opportunity
  2. Access
  3. Excellence
  4. Saving lives

Faculty’s Major Tasks & Accountability

  1. Lead the development of strategic and operational plans for Integrative Learning (IL) initiatives at the University.
  2. Coordinate and support curricula and co-curricular IL activities across departments of the University to ensure objectives are met.
  3. Exercise leadership and innovation in providing input into the design, development and coordination of IL activities across the University.
  4. Motivate, support and develop staff working within IL across the university, and act as the liaison and escalation point for complex and sensitive issues.
  5. Review and develop policies, procedures and documentation necessary to efficiently and effectively manage IL with all internal and external obligations.
  6. Manage financial, staff and technical resources effectively to achieve agreed objectives and deliverable. Attend and present activity status to Steering and other Committees as required.
  7. Adhere to and cooperate with all policies and procedures of the University

Key Values in our Curriculum

  1. Development of Social Understanding:
  2. Promotion of Maximum Personal Development:
  3. Promotion of Continuity of Experience:
  4. Provision for Educational Goals:
  5. Maintenance of Balance among All Goals:
  6. Utilization of Effective Learning Experiences and Needed Resources

Objectives

The Faculty‘s educational philosophy is centered on Islamic and humanistic education whose aim is to:

  1. Equip students with critical capacity that would enable them have the criteria to sift ideas, and to help the students have the independence of will not to be led against their informed judgment. This entails educating the students in human virtues: prudence, justice, fortitude, temperance, industriousness, loyalty, cheerfulness, sincerity, honesty, magnanimity, etc.
  2. Inculcate in the students a mentality of service to others as part of the human formation of students
  3. To develop the faithfully dimension and bring students to know Allah, and thereby seek their true happiness.
  4. To train competent medical scientists. It entails exposing the students to multi-disciplinary Biomedical Science Subjects.  Its essential aim is to study the epidemiology, parthenogenesis, diagnosis and control of endemic diseases in the community.

The expected learning outcome of this human formation is the acquisition of the objective moral criteria needed for making decisions in both professional work and personal lives.

Departments

Faculty of Health Sciences consists of:

  1. Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
  2. Department of Medical Nursing
  3. Department of Public Health
  4. Department of Midwifery