EAR, NOSE AND THROAT UNIT

EAR, NOSE AND THROAT UNIT

Overview

Overview

The Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck Surgery Thematic Unit is responsible for the training of ENT surgeons in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. The Department of Surgery was one of the seven founder departments when the medical school opened its doors to students on 2nd July 1967.  Originally, postgraduate training was conducted in collaboration with external colleges and universities notably those in the United Kingdom (Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburg and Ireland).  The first local ENT postgraduate student Dr. Morris Podho was admitted in 1986 and the first ENT surgeon graduated in 1989.