About (DUFUHS)

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The establishment of this University is borne out of the desire to enhance the quality of manpower development in the health sector and the improvement of the quality of healthcare in Nigeria and in West African sub-region. The University’s central goal is to develop critical competencies and expertise in the health sciences under the most conducive learning environment with the highest form of professionalism, ethics and excellence.

The University will pursue its vision of achieving the highest form of quality manpower development for healthcare and other service delivery for all persons irrespective of gender, race, religion, and socio-economic status. Through the University’s ultra-modern Teaching Hospital, the highest quality of healthcare services will be rendered to improve health conditions, alleviate sickness, suffering and pain in an efficient, cost-effective and integrated manner with compassion.

In all aspects of the operations of the University, we will uphold the University’s core values of excellence, godliness, ethics, compassion, respect, delivery, collaboration, innovation, accountability, learning, improvement and sustainability.

The name of the University is David Umahi Federal University of Health Sciences, Uburu, Ohaozara LGA of Ebonyi State Nigeria. The University was named after the Governor of Ebonyi State by the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, in recognition of the Governor’s unprecedented infrastructural development of the State and for exemplary leadership.