About AMIU

Amref International University

World Class Health Science Education

Amref International University (AMIU) is an accredited institution of higher learning focused on training in health sciences and is fully owned by Amref Health Africa.

AMIU is founded on the experience and intellect of Amref Health Africa, which is reputed with over 60 years of quality and innovative public and community health interventions, training and education.

AMIU has nurtured leaders and shaped the future of public health practice in Africa for over 40 years under its predecessor Amref International Training Centre (AITC). We lead the way in health sciences education with a breadth of programmes.

We focus primarily on health sciences with a commitment to progressively develop innovative programmes catering to the present and future needs of African populations.

Amref International University Campus


Inspiring Lasting Change


Africa has a skilled workforce that leads evidence-based interventions for lasting health change


To develop a competent workforce and evidence that drive equitable access to primary health care across Africa

Our values

AMIU Camous Life

Our Strategies

Develop fit-for-purpose leaders for Africa’s primary health care

Sustain an education ecosystem that promotes equitable access to learning for the development of appropriate PHC health workforce

Drive evidence-based PHC for lasting health change in Africa

Undertake projects that bridge the knowledge to practice gap in training, research & community service

AMIU currently has an Institute of Research, Innovation and Consultancy and one School of Health Sciences and one school of public Health.