Expertise & Prospects Into Cutting-Edge Research
The Institute has experienced personnel and is also well positioned within the Institution for collaborations with International Centres with state-of-the-art tools and experts. Our main goal is to build capacity in the areas of bioethics, community-based research, molecular genetics and the interface between research, policy and public health. This will be accomplished through a mix of research, training, collaboration and improving infrastructural support for research.
MPH Child and Adolescent Health
The Master of Public Health (MPH) is one of the most highly regarded child and adolescent health programmes in Africa. It is designed for individuals with a graduate degree, the program can be completed by full-time students in 18 – 24 months.
Our training focuses on Child and Adolescents public health skills development (reproductive health, infant/perinatal and child health, adolescent health, social disparities, child health policy and family systems). Candidates for admission into the MPH (Child and Adolescent Health) shall be holders of medical or paramedical degrees.
We offer this course to provide students with with understanding of the mechanisms of disease at the molecular level.
We offer 3-year PhD programmes with focus on the following areas:
- PhD Child Health (general)
- PhD Adolescent Health
- PhD Social Aspects of Child Health
- PhD Public Health Biotechnology