COMAHS Logo – University Of Sierra Leone
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THE UNIVERSITY OF SIERRA LEONE
Higher education in Sierra Leone was restructured in 2005 by the Universities Act of 2005 which provides for the establishment of private universities. In the Act the University of Sierra Leone was reconstituted to include Fourah Bay College (FBC), Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM), and the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS).The restructured University of Sierra Leone is superintended by a Vice-Chancellor and Principal who is the chief academic and administrative head of the university and a Registrar.
The College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS) the first medical school in Sierra Leone was founded on 12th April 1988 by the Government of Sierra Leone with the Nigerian Government and the World Health Organization. COMAHS is mandated to producing doctors, nurses, pharmacists, biomedical scientists and laboratory technicians with a view to improving the health care delivery system in Sierra Leone. It has four faculties: Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Nursing and Pharmaceutical Sciences.