About Lusaka Apex Medical University

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.

Knowledge and excellence is our strength

“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.”

Our Vision

To be a world – renowned leader in medical education, training and health-related services within Zambia and beyond its borders.

Our Mission

To educate and train highly qualified healthcare professionals via state-of-the-art medical instruction, research and clinical practices, while simultaneously providing medical services to the public and collaborating with other institution.