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The vision of the Department is to disseminate knowledge across the theoretical and practical aspects of applied microbiology that is imperative for the development of scientific research in the country. The mission of the Department of Microbiology is to impart knowledge and training across the different fields of microbiology to be able to equip students for academics. The programmes have been designed to enhance awareness of current research across various fields of microbiology and to bring student’s knowledge to the latest state-of-the-art in their area of interest. The department has all the facilities needed to conduct basic research across the diverse areas of specialization of its faculty members. The students were encouraged to conduct seminars on various topics of interest.

  • The provision of clinical consultations on the investigation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients suffering from infectious diseases.
  • The establishment and direction of infection control programs across the continuum of care.
  • Public health and communicable disease prevention and epidemiology.
  • The scientific and administrative direction of a diagnostic microbiology laboratory.