The vision of the FMHS is to promote health and equality in South Africa and beyond. The Faculty’s mission is to create and maintain a culture of transformative learning; to contribute to the discovery, sharing and translation of knowledge that will promote health and development; and to benefit the broader community by means of active citizenship.
The FMHS offers a number of excellent academic training programmes, underpinned by research of the highest quality, and supported by well-integrated quality assurance and academic administration structures and processes. These programmes provide for the needs of a wide range of healthcare disciplines.
Over decades of dedicated and sustained work, the FMHS has built up an excellent reputation for research. We continue to perform as a leading research-rich environment with extensive international collaborations, in addition to national and local partnerships. A research agenda shaped by strategic research focus areas ensures that our research activities address the major health challenges facing the African continent.
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