university of health and allied science, Ho


The University of Health and Allied Sciences was established by an Act of Parliament (ACT 828 of December 2011) as a public university in Ghana. The main campus including the ce ntral administration is in Ho. A second campus is to be located in Hohoe.

A pre-eminent research and practically oriented health educational institution dedicated to community service.

To provide quality educational opportunities to students and healthcare professionals, advance knowledge through scholarship and research and provide patient care and services that improve health and quality of life.

In setting up this institution, it is the intent to provide an avenue to train different health professionals needed to attend to the health needs of the citizens.

The aims of University of health and allied science are:

  • To provide higher education in the Health Sciences through teaching and research for persons suitably qualified and capable of benefitting from such education;
  • To disseminate knowledge and the results of research and their applications to the needs and aspirations of the people of Ghana;
  • To provide clinical and other skills services to contribute positively to improving the health status and overall quality of life, and foster partnerships with outside persons and bodies.

Core values and institutional philosophy

The core values and institutional philosophy of the University of Health and Allied Sciences are as follows:

  • Work with integrity and maintain an empowering environment based on mutual trust, respect and partnership among academic and non-academic staff, students and external units;
  • Apply innovative educational approaches and technologies (including distance learning) to enhance access to programmes with a focus to train high calibre health professionals at all levels of education;
  • Use modern information and communications technology and other educational tools to drive its programmes wherever possible;
  • Seek, through research and clinical service, to be relevant to the health needs of Ghana and beyond, with future programmes relating to emerging challenges and trends in both the health and educational sectors;
  • Be practically oriented by emphasising community work as a compulsory component of all programmes offered in the University;
  • Adopt a semester system with part of the long vacation devoted to field work and practical attachments in various district hospitals;
  • Develop curricula that entail an effective balance between academic knowledge and competencies required in the world of work;
  • Collaborate with the Ministries of Health and Education, other Ministries, Departments and Agencies, professional bodies, the private sector and international institutions, in the attainment of the mission of the University.


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