#VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT
The Vision of UTH is “to be the Centre of Excellency for health care in the country and the region by providing innovative treatment interventions through ongoing research”
Mission statement "To provide affordable quality health care; function as a referral centre; train health care providers; conduct research to find solutions to existing health problems and for the development of science”.
In conformity with its mission statement the hospital directs it efforts towards research, improving general medical services and to function as a tertiary health care institution. While recognizing that Tertiary care services are highly specialized and expensive to provide, the challenge for the institution has been to reduce the expense of treatment abroad by offering such services locally.
Over a period of time, the institution has built capacity in various areas of specialization such as Cardiology; Cardiac Surgery, ART, PMTCT, Ophthalmology, ENT, Urology, Orthopaedics and Pulmonary medicine.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The activities of UTH are centered around the following objectives
- To provide general health care to all citizens of the Republic of Zambia
- To train health care personnel in medicine, nursing, physiotherapy, Radiography and other related paramedical disciplines.
- To conduct research to establish better management of commonly occurring diseases in Zambia and the Southern Africa region
- To act as a referral centre for all the country’s medical needs where such needs cannot be cared for by peripheral medical institutions.
UTH is the principle medical training institution in the country. Emergency Tel: +260-211-254113