Before it stands as a department, Hematology and Immunohematology was under the Laboratory department. The Department of Laboratory Technology was established as the laboratory department in 1954, in just the same year as the Gondar Public Health College (GPHC) and Training Center (TC). The Hematology and Immunohematology department has been established as an independent Department at the time when school of Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences was established by the integration of the Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, and Department of Microbiology, Parasitology and Immunology in 2010/11.
Currently, the Department offers one post graduate program, MSc in Hematology and Immunohematology since 2010. The first batch students of this program have been graduated in 2012. The number of MSc graduates of the deparment until the 2018/2019 accademic yeare were 24 and currently 6 second year and 10 first year MSc students are attending their education. Moreover, the Department involves in teaching undergraduate students in Medical Laboratory Science under the school of Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences and other related departments in College of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Besides advising both undergraduate and post graduate students’ thesis and seminar papers, the staffs of the Department are actively involved in research activities. Regarding the community service, the staffs of the Department involve in diagnostic services, team training programs (TTP) and other professional activities. The Department has been striving to enhance quality of education through establishment of its own Hematology and Immunohematology laboratory.
Our mission is to contribute to the sustainable socioeconomic development of the nation through provision of societal needs tailored education in health, conducting problem-based health and health related research and technology transfer, and strengthening community engagement in promotion, prevention and curative health services.
Our vision is to be one of the leading societal health problem-solving Department in East Africa by 2020.
Currently, the Department offers one post graduate program, MSc in Hematology and Immunohematology since 2010. The Department also involves in teaching different courses for undergraduate students in Medical Laboratory Science and College of Medicine and Health Sciences
- For Medical Laboratory science students
- Hematology I
- Hematology II
- Practicum I, II, III and IV
- For Medicine and other health science students
- Clinical laboratory methods
Regarding the community service, the staffs of the Department involve in diagnostic services, team training programs (TTP) and other professional activities.
Existing Community service projects
- Hospital laboratory services
- Annual TTP projects
Sanita mountain afforestation
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