Since its establishment in 2008, the Department of Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) trained Medical Laboratory Technologists and technicians and graduated students with BSC and Diploma. During this current year, the department made a satisfactory progress in attracting students to the Department which has three batches - one regular and two extension programs with a total attendance of 58 students. MLT has now 3 permanent lecturers (MSC) and 1assistant lecturer (BSC). The quality education approach includes selection and invitation of experienced guest lecturers and part time teachers from universities and health colleges to teach courses in their field of specialty.
The specific activities cover: Regular students take two semester courses that include theoretical and in school practical trainings; Regular students already conducted two hospital attachments in well organized laboratories at Millennium St. Paulo’s Medical College and at ALAERT hospital for three months; The Department arranged and conducted a three-week professional training for students in rural hospital to familiarize them with rare diseases prevalent in rural areas; this also gave them the opportunity to know the hospital working environment as well as the different cultures. The Department assisted Saint Mary Laboratory in recruiting process to hire laboratory technologists. Furthermore, the Department assisted in developing curriculum Masters Program in Public Health (MPH) and Doctoral Degree in Medicine (MD).
P.O. Box - 27757/1000
Tel: +(251) 111 578 352
Mobile : +(251) 913 239 392
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