University of Health and Allied Sciences

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University of Health and Allied Sciences
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Motto Health for Development
Type Public
Established 2011
Chairman Justice Victor Mawulom Jones Dotse
Vice-Chancellor Professor John Owusu Gyapong
Location Ho, Volta Region, Ghana
Campus Ho and Hohoe
Website UHAS

The University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) is one of the youngest public universities in Ghana. It is located at Ho in the Volta Region of Ghana. Its operation started in September 2012, when the first batch of 154 students were admitted.[1]

History[edit]

The university was established by an Act of Parliament(Act 828),[2] which received the presidential approval in December 2011. It, however, started admitting students in 2012. The university is devoted to teaching, research and service in the Health Sciences.

The university was formed with an Interim University Council that governs the affairs of the school chaired by Prof. Kofi Anyidoho, MA(Bloomington), PhD(Austin). In August, 2017, a new council was inaugurated with Justice Victor Mawulom Jones Dotse as the Chairman. Other members of the council comprise Professor John Owusu Gyapong (Vice-Chancellor, UHAS) ; Professor Victor Patrick Yao Gadzekpo (Member),Dr. Sylvia Ayeley Deganus (Member), Dr. Nana Owusu-Afari (Member),Mr. Richard K. Adjei (Member), Dr. Mark Amexo (Member), Dr. Emmanuel Newman( NCTE), Mr. Courage Meteku ( Representative of CHASS), Professor Harry Kwami Tagbor (Representative of Convocation-professorial), Ms. Yaa Amankwaa Opuni (Representative of Convocation-professorial), Mr. Kwesi Aseredum Hagan (Representative of FUSSAG), Mr. Joshua Gadasu, (Representative of TEWU), Dr. Francis Zotor (Representative of UTAG), Mr. Afrane Pious (Representative of SRC)[2]

Campuses[edit]

The university has two campuses:[3]

  • Ho campus - main and central administrative campus.
  • Hohoe campus where the School of Public Health is located

Schools and institutes[edit]

The university has eight schools and three institutes.[3]

Schools[edit]

  • School of Basic and Biomedical Sciences
  • School of Allied Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Medicine
  • Graduate School of Sports and Exercise Medicine

Institutes[edit]

  • Institute of Traditional and Alternative Medicine
  • Institute of Medical Education
  • Institute of Health Research

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ho university admits first batch of students". myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "UHAS 2nd Council Inaugurated". University of Health and Allied Sciences. uhas.edu.gh. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES". uhas.edu.gh. Retrieved 28 August 2013.