Faculty of Medicine & Heath Sciences

University of Kordofan

Departments of Faculty of Medicine

The faculty includes the following departments:

Department of Anatomy

The students study the main morphological features of the body and correlate the anatomy with the clinical problems, histology, structure of the different organs and systems of the body. They also study the embryological stages of development and congenital anomalies, reproductive system for male and female, central nervous system, cardiovascular system and other anatomical related sciences.

Department of Biochemistry

The Department of Biochemistry deals with the relation between the medicine and chemistry of the body, the concept of maintenance of health, the importance of biochemical process inside the body in normal condition and disease. It also deals with the knowledge of chemical components of cell, concepts of metabolism, production and energy store in the body, in addition to the oncology, molecular biology, the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Department of Physiology

The Department of Physiology deals with the relationship between humans and their environment, maintenance of the health of the body, knowledge of the body composition so as to interpret changes which occur in disease processes and functions of the molecular components of a typical cell.

Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology deals with reaction of the body with the aetiologic diseases, description of the gross and microscopic features of various human diseases and analysis and interpretation of the pathological features of diseases, knowledge of clinical findings and their relation to the patho-pyhsiology and request for clinical relevant laboratory investigations

Department of Microbiology

The Department of Microbiology deals with knowledge of the disease causative bacterial agent, parasite and others, describing their morphology and functions, the immune system, its hypersensitivity, autoimmunity and transplant rejection. It also study the anti-microbial uses and resistance, culture media and biochemical tests commonly used for bacterial identification and distinguishing positive and negative results

Department of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology deals with the drugs and their action inside the body, life-saving drugs, treatment of common tropical diseases, antimicrobial therapy, immunosuppressant drugs, treatment of CNS, CVS, respiratory, GIT and endocrine diseases.

Department of Community Medicine

Department of Community Medicine deals with relation between the individual, the community and the environment in order to effectively promote health, prevent disease and manage health problems, scientific methods and evidence-based medicine for the purpose of diagnosis, management and prevention of diseases. It also deals with constraints delivery of health care and continuing education programmes to ensure maintaining high level of professional competence

Department of Forensic Medicine

Department of Forensic Medicine deals with Knowledge of different medico legal aspects of living and dead individuals regarding personal identification, diagnosis of death, causes and manner of death, postmortem changes and differentiation between type s of wounds. It also deals with the medico legal (ML) aspects of different cases of sexual offences, maternal morbidity and mortality, legal aspects of malpractice, intoxication, toxic and first aid treatment

Department of Internal Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine Deals a good history, conduct proper clinical examination, communicate and interpret clinical data, knowledge of the clinical sign and symptom of every disease. It also deals with differential diagnosis, investigation form of each one and treatment, knowledge of complication, control and prevention of medical conditions.

Department of General Surgery

Department of General Surgery deals with to history and do thrall physical examination to all body systems,  knowledge of the symptoms and signs of different surgical conditions and request the appropriate laboratory and image investigations. It also learn the basic surgical skills, intramuscular injections, I.V. cannula insertion, venesection knowledge of burns fractures, eye diseases and ENT disorder.

Department of Pediatrics and Child Health

The department of Pediatrics and Child Health deals with taking history and physical examination of paediatrics, developmental stages, recognition of vaccination. It also deals with modifiable diseases and communicable diseases and the required investigations of them .

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology deals with taking a good history, conduct proper clinical examination, communication and interpretation of clinical data regardingObstetrics and gynecology. It also studying the clinical sign and symptoms of every disease, knowledge of differential diagnosis and its investigation form and treatments, control and prevent disease, in addition toinformation about normal labor and delivery in hospital or home.