Anatomy is the foundation of all medical sciences and forms the basis for the practice of medicine. It is a branch of Biology and Medicine which provides medical graduates with knowledge and skills to practice Medicine scientifically. Knowledge in Anatomy both macroscopic and microscopic provides the clinician a better understanding of diseases, as it forms the basis of a physical examination and the imaging techniques used for diagnosis. In the field of Allied Health Sciences, it plays a pivotal role in the provision of proper patient care.
The Department of Anatomy is committed to making a significant contribution to undergraduate training. The department aims to excel in research and deliver education of the highest quality to students. The teaching faculty consists of academics with expertise in diverse fields and sub specialties of clinical anatomy. They have a broad spectrum of research interests. The activities of the department are supported by a dedicated team of administrative, technical and other ancillary staff with many years of experience. The department offers undergraduate teaching in Medicine and the Allied Health Sciences and a range of training courses for many postgraduate degrees.