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Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU)

Established in 2008, Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) is a centre of excellence for education, research and specialised clinical care. It offers degree programmes in medicine, pharmacy, nursing and health sciences. The university offers distance learning degree programmes for working adults. LAMU was set up to provide an alternative choice for health and medical education for men and women who want to become doctors, medical specialists and other health professionals.
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Kasama Road, Lusaka
12681/M Kasama Road, Hillview Park, Lusaka, Zambia
Open today: 07:00-18:00
+260 977 454840, +260 977 586648
PO Box 31909, Lusaka, Zambia


The Lusaka Apex Medical University contributes to the global supply of highly qualified health professionals with emphasis on Zambia and the region. The university offers a range of programmes for both working and non working adults that include diploma, doctoral, academic and masters in medicine.

The lecturers at the university are highly qualified and use modern teaching equipment and methods. The university has a fully stocked library and spacious classrooms. Lusaka Apex Medical University has state-of-the art facilities that allow students to enjoy an education that goes beyond the classroom. Every year the university invests in the latest technology available to provide the best clinical outcomes possible. Programmes offered Diploma programmes

  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Public health
  • Medical laboratory technology
  • Anaesthesia
  • Pharmacy technology
  • Environmental health
  • Radiography
  • Clinical Medical Sciences
  • Dental technology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Oral Health therapy
  • Medical licentiate
  • Theatre nursing

Doctorial programmes

  • Doctor of philosophy (PhD)
  • Doctor of public health (DrPH)
  • Doctor of medicine (MD)
  • Doctor of dental surgery (MDS)
  • Doctor of medical education
  • Doctor of nursing

Academic programmes

  • Medical degree
  • Pharmacy degree
  • Nursing degree
  • Health sciences degree
  • Postgraduate degree
  • Masters in dedicine

Masters in medicine programmes

  • Surgery
  • Internal medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Radiology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ear, nose and throat
  • Dental surgery (maxillo facial)
  • Dermatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic surgery

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