Welcome to Lusaka Apex Medical University

Artist’s Impression of the new campus building 

About LAMU

Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) was incorporated in June 2008 by 8 indigenous Zambian professionals. The main objective of this initiative 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.


M-F: 8am – 5:00pm


12681/M, Hillview Park, Along Kasama Road, Libala South; Postal: P.O. Box 31909, Lusaka, Zambia.




+260 750193851


Collaboration meeting with The Provincial Minister Of Health – Western Cape Province

Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) recently had a collaborative meeting with the Provincial Minister of Health for the Western Cape Province. This meeting was an important step towards strengthening the partnership between LAMU and the Western Cape Province, with the aim of improving healthcare in the region.

Celebrating Success: Lusaka Apex Medical University’s 10th Graduation Ceremony

Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) recently celebrated a momentous milestone with its 10th Graduation Ceremony, a remarkable event that showcased the achievements of numerous talented and dedicated individuals. The ceremony, held with great enthusiasm and pride, marked the successful graduation of a diverse group of candidates from various healthcare disciplines.

Scam Alert: Beware of False Claims Regarding Lusaka Apex Medical University’s 75% Bursary

We write to bring your attention to a fraudulent scheme circulating regarding Lusaka Apex Medical University and its alleged 75% bursary offering. It has come to our attention that certain individuals or groups are falsely claiming that Lusaka Apex Medical University provides a 75% bursary to prospective students. We want to emphasize that these claims are entirely false and misleading.

Virtual Clinical Educational Grand Rounds

We are thrilled to announce the Virtual Clinical Educational Grand Rounds for Lusaka Apex Medical University, which takes place every Thursday for the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, and every Friday for the Faculty of Health Sciences and Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery.

Ongoing Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) Training Empowers LAMU Staff

In an effort to enhance disease surveillance and response capabilities, Lusaka Apex Medical University has embarked on an intensive Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) training program. From the 10th to the 14th of July 2023, members of staff from LAMU, are participating in this crucial training facilitated by experts from the Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI)

📢 Research Project Progress Update: NIHR Global Health Research Group on Improving Quality of Maternal Healthcare in Africa

We are excited to share with you the latest progress on our ongoing research project, “NIHR Global Health Research Group on Improving Quality of Maternal Healthcare in Africa.” This initiative is dedicated to improving maternal healthcare and ensuring safer pregnancies for all expectant mothers within our community. 🤰🏽💕

Enhance Your Pharmaceutical Expertise with Lusaka Apex Medical University CPD Courses!

Mark your calendars! Join us for our exciting Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses in Pharmaceutical Law and Administration, and Pharmaceutical Packaging.

Enhance Your Teaching Expertise with Lusaka Apex Medical University Teaching Methodology CPD Course!

Educators and aspiring teachers! We are thrilled to announce an upcoming Teaching Methodology CPD course at our Chalala Campus from August 28th to September 1st, 2023. This 5-day intensive workshop will equip you with the latest teaching strategies, techniques, and tools to enhance your classroom effectiveness.

Celebrating a Decade of Innovation and Excellence: Honoring Mulako Simwemba, A Student at Lusaka Apex Medical University

In a world where innovation is the driving force behind progress, individuals like Mulako Simwemba shine as beacons of inspiration and change. Today, we come together to celebrate a remarkable journey of dedication, creativity, and ten years of remarkable contributions to the field of science, innovation, and invention.

Safe Motherhood Team Building Workshop

Exciting Update from the  SAFE MOTHERHOOD TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOP in Kabwe from 11th – 16th September 2023 🌟
We’re deep into our week of empowerment and collaboration! Here’s a sneak peek at what’s happening:

Registration Of Suppliers and Contractors

The Lusaka Apex Medical University Limited (LAMU) is a Zambian owned company with investments in the provision of Medical and Health Education and other allied services within the Health Sector.  LAMU wishes to invite qualified individuals and Companies to submit application for registration as Suppliers of the following categories

Prevent Cholera

Cholera is common in areas with inadequate sanitation, unsafe drinking water and poor hygiene practices. We can get cholera by eating contaminated food and drinking contaminated water. If you experience watery diarrhoea, vomiting, thirst, leg cramps , restlessness or irritability do not delay! go to the nearest health facility!

Needs Assessments

Shape Our Programs! Your Voice Matters. Participate in our Quick Needs Assessment Survey and influence the future of our offerings. Help us tailor education to your needs.


Embark on a journey towards your dreams with our personalized application experience! Take the first step by downloading and filling out our application forms, which you can either drop off at our doorstep or send via Email to admissions@lamu.edu.zm. or Apply Online

Let’s bring your aspirations to life, together!

     Application Form – Postgraduate

     Application Form – Undergraduate

     Application Form – Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

     Application Form – Diploma In Nursing and Diploma In Midwifery


Prof. Evarist K. Njelesani

Prof. Evarist K. Njelesani

Vice Chancellor

FRCP (Edin), FRCP (London), FCP (ECSA)

Prof. Tackson Lambart

Prof. Tackson Lambart

Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic

BSc (HB), MBChB(UNZA), M.Med (Surg),

Prof. Modest Mulenga

Prof. Modest Mulenga

Deputy Vice Chancellor - Research & Innovation

BSc (HB), MBChB (UNZA), DTM&H (UK), MSc (Lond), DLSHTM (Lond), PhD (Lond), FRCP(Lond), FZaAS

Prof. John Mudenda

Prof. John Mudenda

Director - Medical Education

Dip (Psy), BSc (Cardiff), Msc,
PhD (Kwazulu Natal)

Ms. Likando Sumbwanyambe

Ms. Likando Sumbwanyambe



Mr. Dalitso Mvula

Mr. Dalitso Mvula

Chief Librarian


Mr. Abraham Kaluba

Mr. Abraham Kaluba

Chief Financial Officer


Mr. Mumbwali A. Siabwengo

Mr. Mumbwali A. Siabwengo

Dean of Students

MEd (Admin), BAEd (UNZA),
Dip Ed, DipEd (Commercials)