Department of Medical Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy) Physiotheraphy

About Medical Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy)

The philosophy is to train and produce highly knowledgeable physiotherapists who will contribute to the search for more knowledge and professional skills and apply the same for treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, health promotion and other health needs of the patients and the community using science of physiotherapy.

To offer an entry-level physiotherapy degree that would rank among the best in the world, and whose products will be widely read, think logically, question openly and learn to assume major responsibilities for personal development as a health scientist and as a human provider of care.

To promote distinguished physiotherapy education in a challenging and supportive environment which fosters an intricate balance of theoretical science framework, clinical application and on-going advancement of physiotherapy knowledge to produce a socially responsible providers of service to the person.

Accreditation Status
The Department has full accreditation by the National Universities of Commission (NUC).

Physical Development

  • The Senior Staff Canteen, UMTH, was renovated and remodelled to house the Department of Medical Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy) in 2011 and 2015. Available at the site are classrooms (02), an administrative staff office, HOD’s office, academic staff offices (02), a departmental library, a reading area, a store and staff toilets (02).
  • Dilara Building (ground floor), UNIMAID campus was renovated and handed over to the Department in June 2015. This facility houses an administrative staff office, academic staff offices (07), staff toilets (02) and a store.

The Department is well staffed with both academic (including Clinical Instructors and Associate Lecturers) and non-academic members.

This has been increasing steadily since inception.