Our Vision

To be a center of excellence in health sciences that is locally relevant and globally competitive.


Our Mission

The Faculty’s mission is to:

  • Respond to the health care needs of South Africa and beyond.
  • Educate health professionals, educators and scientist for life.
  • Undertake research that is relevant to the needs of our country and beyond.
  • Promote health equity through promoting health professional standards in the delivery of quality health care.
  • To be socially responsive to the needs of the people of our country and beyond.
  • To develop interventions to reduce the risk of ill health, disability and mortality.


Our shared ideals / beliefs – our ethical and moral compass:

  • Respect for human rights and human dignity
  • Intellectual rigour
  • Excellence and innovation
  • Commitment to high standards
  • Relevance
  • Accountability