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University De Ouagadougou


The School of Medicine Department (UFR/SDS) of the University of Ouagadougou was created in 1980. It is one of the largest and most prestigious medical schools in Burkina Faso. The UFR/SDS offers a 6-year Doctor of Medicine (MD) program, as well as a 5-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program. The school also offers a number of postgraduate programs, including a Master of Public Health (MPH) program and a Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy (MSCP) program.

The University of Ouagadougou is accredited by the WHO and AMSA. The WHO accredits medical schools that meet its standards for quality education and training. The AMSA is a regional organization that accredits medical schools in Africa.

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Programs Offered

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm)

Bachelor of Nursing (BN)

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Master of Public Health


National Council for Higher Education of Burkina Faso
World Federation for Medical Education
Association of African Universities

The African Medical School provides students with a comprehensive, practical and hands-on education of world class standards.

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