Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) was incorporated in June 2008 by 8 indigenoous Zambian professionals. The main of this initiatutive was to complement Government's efforts to train high quality human resource in the medical field.
The establishment of Lusaka Apex Medical University has therefore full support of the National Authorities under the Public-Private Partnership arrangement. It pushes the bar upwards by focusing on relevant training in line with developments of technologies and techniques in the medical and health field globally. It brings in efficiencies associated with the private sector.
“We believe that excellence flourishes in an environment that embraces the broadest range of people, that helps them to achieve their full potential, that facilitates the free expression of their diverse perspectives through respectful discourse, and in which high standards are maintained for students and staff alike.
An equitable and inclusive working and learning environment creates the conditions for our diverse staff and student body to maximize their creativity and their contributions, thereby supporting excellence in all dimensions of the institution.
Excellence at the Lusaka Apex Medical University is predicated on core freedoms that are at the heart of every university’s mission – freedom of speech and expression, academic freedom and freedom of research.”
The Lusaka Apex Medical University Limited aspires to establish and uphold the highest standards in teaching,
learning, research and clinical services provision; hence its motto is "knowledge and excellence”
To be the apex of medical education, training, and health services in Zambia and beyond
To provide state of the art medical education and health care services