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Health Services

College of Health Sciences partners and collaborators

Since its establishment Amoud College of Health Sciences has been striving to bridge the gap in teaching packages. The institution has chosen a policy of partnership with health institution with good reputation to support the essential teaching packages. The objective of the partnership is to promote sustainable health and development in Somaliland/Somalia since College of Health Science is one of the few institutions that gave Somali citizens a hope of regaining health professionals in their home country. Amoud always believes a kind of mutual cooperation that bring about a tangible result and long term impact overall Somaliland health status.

Partners and collaborators are:

  1. Tropical Health Education Trust (THET) based in London sponsored Kings College Teaching Hospital of London supports our internship program, provide educational material and has developed our clinical skill lab
  2. Kings College Teaching Hospital of London sends lecturers to fill the gaps we have in the delivery of our curriculum helps us in the curriculum review and development act as external examiners for the final comprehensive exam
  3. Kijaabe Hospital of Nairobi; Sends lecturers who help us in the bed-side teaching; Participate our internship programs by upgrading the skills of the interns; Provide health services to our communities
  4. SOMDEV an international NGO based at Great Britain; Provides us lecturers who stay with us for a period of two years; Supports the postgraduate study of Family Medicine which was started the academic year of 2012-2013.
  5. WHO; Provides teaching material; Training and refreshment courses for the teaching staff.

We are looking for other partners who can help us in the postgraduate studies and can provide us postgraduate posts for our new graduates who will be the future lecturers of the Amoud College of Health Sciences.

Organizations that the College of Health Science is a member:

  1. World Directory of Medical Schools
  2. Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).
  3. Sub-Saharan African Medical Schools Organization (SSAMSO).
  4. AMEER( Association of Medical Education of Eastern Mediterranean Region)

Examination Policy

Preamble
Amoud University regards examination, in its broadest sense and in its various types and forms, one of its pillars to realizing its vision and fulfilling its mission. Amoud relies on examination for a structured interpretation and giving of meaning to predicted or actual impacts of its proposals or results. The university relies on examinations to determine the quality of its programs; and as tools for providing information for improving the teaching-learning process, and for placement and grading and of the final degrees of students, as well as for monitoring purposes. Without effective examinations, all these important university functions would be null and void. In this realization, it has become necessary to explicitly prescribe policies that guide examinations in the university.

Definitions
Definition of University Examination
In the context of Amoud University, and for the purpose of clarity, university examination refers to a systematic, rigorous, and meticulous application of scientific methods to assess the design, implementation, improvement, or outcomes of students learning. Examinations at Amoud University shall be concerned not just with the results obtained by a student, but also by what means such results were obtained. In this context, it shall include submission and
assessment of a thesis, dissertation, essay, Transfer of Status materials, Confirmation of Status materials, or other coursework which is not undertaken in formal examination conditions but is a requirement for, counts towards or constitutes the work for a degree or other academic award; and

Further Definition of Terms
In this Examinations Policy document, unless the context otherwise requires:

  1. ‘Academic division’ means a teaching academic unit in Amoud University, or any other institution designated by Amoud University and which is permitted to present candidates for matriculation;
  2. ‘Examiners’ includes all persons approved to examine candidates for University Examinations to which these regulations
    apply. Where in this policy document examiners are distinguished as junior and senior, seniority shall, unless the context requires otherwise, be determined in accordance with regulations made by Senate.
  3. ‘Examination’ includes the submission and assessment of a thesis, dissertation, essay, practical work, or other coursework and any other exercise which is not undertaken in formal examination conditions but which counts towards or constitutes the work for a degree or other academic award of Amoud University;
  4. ‘University Examination’ means a group or number of examinations which a candidate must pass to obtain a degree or other award or to qualify as a candidate for a degree or other award of Amoud University;
  5. ‘Examination room’ means any place designated by Amoud University's Registrar or his or her deputy or approved by Senate as a place for one or more candidates to take an examination.
  6. ‘Supervisory unit’ means a Board of the unit or Faculty or other university unit which has supervision over a University Examination;
  7. ‘Board of Examiners’ means the body of examiners who are appointed to conduct a University Examination.
  8. ‘Head of Department’ means the Head of Department or other proper officer of a candidate's academic division. 

In this document, ‘Words and expressions in the singular include the plural and those in the plural include the singular. These regulations shall, unless otherwise stated in any statute or in these or any other regulations, apply to all Amoud University Examinations, including all certificates and diplomas awarded by Amoud University, and to any Examination described as a qualifying examination.

Principles of Examinations at Amoud University
In the development, administration, processing and utilization of examinations results, Amoud University shall be guided by the following principles (without order of priority);

  1. Systematic: the university shall conduct systematic, data-based examinations that produce credible (demonstrably evidence-based, reliable and valid) results obtained through methodologies that are consistent with the aims of the examination.
  2. Competence: examiners shall display appropriate combination of competencies, such that varied and appropriate expertise shall be available for the examination process. Examiners must work within their scope of capability.
  3. Integrity and Honesty: examiners shall ensure the honesty and integrity of the entire examination process. A key element of this principle is freedom from bias in examination as underscored by three principles of (i) impartiality, (ii) independence, and (iii) transparency.
  4. Independence: there shall be independence of judgment such that examination results are not influenced or pressured by any party, and avoidance of conflict of interest, such that the examiner does not have a stake in a particular result.
  5. Impartiality: examinations findings shall be a fair and thorough assessment of strengths and weaknesses of a candidate.
  6. Transparency: the students shall be made aware of the reason for the examination, the criteria by which examination occurs and the purposes to which the findings will be applied.
  7. Respect for Candidates: Examiners shall respect the security, dignity and self-worth the candidates, and other stakeholders with whom they interact.

 

OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS AND COUNSELING SERVICES

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Students Constitution Programs, services and facilities provided by our students

Advocacy and liaison

Welcome to the office Student Affairs. The programs, services and facilities provided by our departments are designed to create a stimulating and supportive environment that enhances the personal development, learning, educational success and career preparation of all students.
We work in partnership with colleges and faculty to enhance student development and success, and value engaging students actively in the process through involvement both inside and outside the classroom. Our goal is to be part of Amoud University‘s overall mission of preparing graduates for participation and leadership in an increasingly diverse and complex global society.

The office of student affairs accomplishes its mission by:

Advocating on student’s behalf through on and off campus collaborations.
Empowering and assisting students in learning how to self-advocate and to enhance critical decision making skills.
Inspiring within students the responsibilities of citizenship in a large community.
Serving as office student affair’s key source of communication and resource for parents and families.

Student with special needs support services

The office of student affairs provides and coordinates mandated support services for students with disabilities. The student’s disabilities that need special accommodations must make their request by contacting student affairs at (063-4458618 or 063-4450038).
Potential types of special needs include:

Hearing impairment
Visual impairment
Physical disability

To request disability-related accommodations, please contact OSACS.

Student placement
The office help University faculties find internship for students. Places that provide our students in internship are e.g Berbera port, telecommunication companies, government offices local and international NGOs.

Student entertainment services
It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Office of Student Affairs, your gateway to social activities, programs, and events that are geared to enhance your education and fulfill your inner need to be active in the community.

Our office includes staff experienced and ready to get you involved and nurture your talents that make you who you are, and direct you to where you want to go. We provide consultation, resources, and a safe environment for open and inclusive conversation. Most importantly, it is our responsibility to take learning beyond the classroom and encourage growth with activism, advocacy, leadership, team-building, and community awareness.
Our office brings the students more activities to enjoy a variety of programs and services. We also responsible all programs for the campus recreation departments, some students will enjoy spoken words, poems, sports and other forms of entertainment. Our office of student affairs his effort is to cover the needs of students’ side of entertainments.

Orientation and first-year programs
Get Ready…. For First Year Orientation
Going away to university is a big transition, and the orientation program at Amoud University is designed to make transition easier. Orientation is a long program organized by current Amoud students to introduce incoming students to each other, the campus and local community.
Over 800 current students will welcome new students to campus and will work hard throughout orientation to make sure it is a memorable week and a great introduction to life at Amoud University.
The programs and events on the opening day of orientation (September. 20 – October. 5 each year). Programs will continue throughout these days and include all information about university and overview student services. Students will receive detailed information about orientation during these months.
If you have any question about orientation, please contact Abdinasser D.Eggeh, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at 252-63-4450038.


Supervision and facilitation of Students Unions
The office student affairs working to encourage and support Students Union, we encourage student union to have confidence to talk and to listen. Our aim to bring together to share strategies for students union and support students delivering peer led programmes.
We provide training, supervision and support to enable students to run peer programmes safely and effectively. We have worked with Students Union; giving them the skills and confidence to lead peer supported programmes.

L-R Abdinasir D. Egeh, Associate Dean OSACS, Abdismad E. Habaneh, Dean, OSACS and Prof. Mohamed M. Jama
L-R Abdinasir D. Egeh, Associate Dean OSACS, Abdismad E. Habaneh, Dean, OSACS and Prof. Mohamed M. Jama "Derie", VP, PR, CO & EC, at consultative meeting with Students Union in Amoud University Senate Hall, Main Campus, Borama, Thursday December 27th, 2018.

Health services
A campus health service is available to all students. Students may obtain medical advice without charge from the university physician. Students who need hospitalization ,x-ray or lab work are referred to the Al-hayad Hospital and must pay cost and services received.
The university physicians can a write prescription to the pharmacy of the student’s choice but the student is responsible for payment.Faculty of Agriculture Men's Football Team

Sports and Games
University has many opportunities for those who want to play sport any level. Office of student Affairs implements an integrated sports development program designed to cultivate the skills and talents of potential athletes. The sports program includes intramurals and participation in various sports competitions. Membership in the different varsity teams is open to all students who pass the screening and try-outs. The office of student affairs held football tournament every semester.

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Abdinasser Dahir Egeh

OFFICE OF COUNSELING SERVICES

A Message from the Dean of Students

Dear students!

According to our possibilities and the policies of University, we will pave the way for students to learn. And will put an end to all ethnic, tribal, political and other sinister intentions seeking to divide the unity.

We will strive to provide valuable services for students in every section, like student placement, student entertainment services, orientation and provide opportunities of sports for all students in the yard of University are our top priorities.

Briefly we give priority to below tasks.

We will do our best to arrange academic conferences for students.
We will arrange sport competitions for students outside and inside of Amoud University.
For the mental flourish, improving and growing of students we will arrange mental competitions, poetries and other things.
We will support and motivate top 1 student form each class and from all University.

Office of Student Affairs

The office of student affairs has responsibility for students’ activities and commitment to enable all students participates in an engaging, healthy, and active learning environment during their time at AU. Our office provides guidance and advice to the students enrolled in university.

Mission

To promote students learning, life skills, inspire students to make life-long positive contribution to society and personal growth through strong focus on holistic students development and collaborative partnerships that deliver superior service to care for and enrich the University of Amoud.

Vision

The office for student affairs provides leadership in achieving the Amoud University goal and creating sustaining a world-class student experience.

Our values

Collaboration “ working is partnership across boundaries to carry out our mission”
Excellence “ aspiring towards exceptional quality in our work and leadership”
Inclusiveness” promoting an environment where all feel welcomed , accepted and respect”
Innovation “ leading through creative and forward looking solutions that advance our mission”
Integrity “ aligning our practice with our core values and the ethical principles that advance our mission”
Service “ anticipating and responding to meet the ever-changing needs of those that we serve”
Student-centeredness” ensuring that we always consider the best interest of students”

Strategic objectives

To provide Excellent Programs and Services Relevant to Student Needs
To effectively Communicate the Value and Relevance of OSA’s Programs and Services
To cultivate Continuous Improvement and Innovation in Programs and Services

To Increase Inter-Departmental Communication and Collaboration

Programs, services and facilities provided by our students.

Advocacy and liaison

Welcome to the office Student Affairs. The programs, services and facilities provided by our departments are designed to create a stimulating and supportive environment that enhances the personal development, learning, educational success and career preparation of all students.

We work in partnership with colleges and faculty to enhance student development and success, and value engaging students actively in the process through involvement both inside and outside the classroom. Our goal is to be part of Amoud University‘s overall mission of preparing graduates for participation and leadership in an increasingly diverse and complex global society.

The office of student affairs accomplishes its mission by:

Advocating on student’s behalf through on and off campus collaborations.Dean of Student Affairs; Prof. Mohamoud M. Jamaa (Derie) Empowering and assisting students in learning how to self-advocate and to enhance critical decision making skills.
Inspiring within students the responsibilities of citizenship in a large community.
Serving as office student affair’s key source of communication and resource for parents and families.

Student with special needs support services

The office of student affairs provides and coordinates mandated support services for students with disabilities. The student’s disabilities that need special accommodations must make their request by contacting student affairs at (063-4458618 or 063-4450038).

Potential types of special needs include:

Hearing impairment
Visual impairment
Physical disability

To request disability-related accommodations, please contact OSA.

Student placement

The office help University faculties find internship for students. Places that provide our students in internship are e.g Berbera port, telecommunication companies, government offices local and international NGOs.

Student entertainment services

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Office of Student Affairs, your gateway to social activities, programs, and events that are geared to enhance your education and fulfill your inner need to be active in the community.

Our office includes staff experienced and ready to get you involved and nurture your talents that make you who you are, and direct you to where you want to go. We provide consultation, resources, and a safe environment for open and inclusive conversation. Most importantly, it is our responsibility to take learning beyond the classroom and encourage growth with activism, advocacy, leadership, team-building, and community awareness.

Our office brings the students more activities to enjoy a variety of programs and services. We also responsible all programs for the campus recreation departments, some students will enjoy spoken words, poems, sports and other forms of entertainment. Our office of student affairs his effort is to cover the needs of students’ side of entertainments.

Orientation and first-year programs

Get Ready…. For First Year Orientation

Going away to university is a big transition, and the orientation program at Amoud University is designed to make transition easier. Orientation is a long program organized by current Amoud students to introduce incoming students to each other, the campus and local community.

Over 800 current students will welcome new students to campus and will work hard throughout orientation to make sure it is a memorable week and a great introduction to life at Amoud University.

The programs and events on the opening day of orientation (September. 20 – October. 5 each year). Programs will continue throughout these days and include all information about university and overview student services. Students will receive detailed information about orientation during these months.

If you have any question about orientation, please contact Abdinasser D.Eggeh, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at 252-63-4450038.

Supervision and facilitation of Students Unions

The office student affairs working to encourage and support Students Union, we encourage student union to have confidence to talk and to listen. Our aim to bring together to share strategies for students union and support students delivering peer led programmes.

We provide training, supervision and support to enable students to run peer programmes safely and effectively. We have worked with Students Union; giving them the skills and confidence to lead peer supported programmes.

Health services

A campus health service is available to all students. Students may obtain medical advice without charge from the university physician. Students who need hospitalization ,x-ray or lab work are referred to the Al-hayad Hospital and must pay cost and services received.

The university physicians can a write prescription to the pharmacy of the student’s choice but the student is responsible for payment.Associate Dean of Student Affairs; Abdinasser Dahir Egeh

Sports and Games

University has many opportunities for those who want to play sport any level. Office of student Affairs implements an integrated sports development program designed to cultivate the skills and talents of potential athletes. The sports program includes intramurals and participation in various sports competitions. Membership in the different varsity teams is open to all students who pass the screening and try-outs. The office of student affairs held football tournament every semester.

 

Abdisamad Egeh Habaneh

Dean, Office of Students Affairs and Counseling Services (OSACS)

Tel:+252 63 4458444

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Associate Dean, Office of Student Affairs and Counselling Services (OSACS)

Abdinasser Dahir Egeh

Tel: +252 63 4450038

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Get In Touch

Amoud University, College of Health Sciences, Borama

  • Add: West of Borama Town, Opposite Rays Hotel
  • Tel: +252 63 4455145
  • Email: walhad@amoduniversity.org
  • Hotline: +252 63 4455191

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