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University of Health Science, Vientiane, Laos



The University of Health Sciences of Lao PDR (UHS-Laos) is the unique university for health professional training in the country that is established in June 2007. This university is composed of seven faculties such as Faculty of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Faculty of Medical Technology, Faculty of Postgraduate Studies; and Cabinet of UHS-Laos.

The UHS-Laos is a part of a larger Complex Hospitalo-Instituto-Projecto-University (CHIPU) gathering the referent national and regional hospitals where the students follow their practice training. For staffing, now we have full time lecturers about 420 and 200 clinical teaching staffs invited from teaching hospitals and Curative Centers of Ministry of Health. The total number of students in the academic year 2011-20012 is about 4500.

The vision of the UHS-Laos is to be recognised in the region as an institute of high learning That is contributing to production of knowledge and education of high quality health personnel who are motivated to serve the people of Lao PDR and committed to lifelong learning. The mission of the UHS-Laos is working together to improve the health of all the people of Lao PDR through contribution to education, research and service to the community.

The UHS-Laos has collaborated with many Universities in Asia, Europe and America. We are very much aware that we have still a lot to do in order to reach a satisfactory quality level. That is the reason why we are strongly investing into pedagogy, training capacity and IT. Therefore, we need to share experience and could get a huge benefit to be trained in various universities in the world.





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