The Directorate of University Health Services (DUHS) and the School of Medical Sciences (SMS) have agreed to collaborate to improve health care delivery in the University. Under the agreement, House Officers from SMS will undertake housemanship at the University Hospital. Also clinical students from the SMS will use the facility for their training. Again, specialists and Medical consultants from SMS will render medical services to the University Hospital to improve healthcare delivery and expand the services of the Hospital.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, has inaugurated a fully furnished office complex for the School of Allied Health Sciences under the College of Health and Allied Sciences (CoHAS). The offices, numbering 24, situated at the down floor of the C. A. Ackah Theatre Complex, were furnished by the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB). The equipment, which comprises brand new desktop computers and its accessories, office furniture, photocopier machine, cabinets, stationaries, amongst others, worth GH 140, 000. Speaking at the inauguration,Prof.

A total of 15 graduate students have received an amount ranging from GH¢ 3000 to GH¢ 4000 at this year's School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Research and Awards Ceremony. Instituted in 2015, the Research Grant is aimed at supporting qualified graduate students to produce high quality research and to enable students to complete their research on time. The 15 awardees, who received a total amount of GH¢ 59,000, were selected based on strict criteria, among which were the quality of the research proposal and possible contribution to knowledge.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Beautiful Creations Company Limited, Mr. Samuel Dankyi Ansong, has donated medical equipment worth GH100,000.00 to the School of Allied Health Sciences under the College of Health and Allied Sciences.

The items included office swivel chairs, four drawer cabinet, metal cupboards, printers, laptops, hospital wheel chairs, laboratory coats, advanced microscope, steel dustbins, eye charts, weighing scale with adult height measure, scanners, diagnosis sets, hospital trolleys, among others.

Fifty-six (56) graduates of the School of Medical Sciences of the College of Health and Allied Sciences of the University of Cape Coast have been inducted as full-fledged medical doctors by the Registrar of the Medical and Dental Council, Dr. Eli Kwasi Atikpui.

 This took place during the 49th Congregation and 4th Oath Swearing and Induction Ceremony of the School of Medical Sciences.

The School of Medical Sciences (UCCSMS) of the College Health Allied Sciences (CoHAS), University of Cape Coast, has held its 7th White Coat ceremony for 68 students who have completed the first cycle of their medical education.

With this transition, the students who were robed by their lecturers have qualified to commence the second phase of their training to become medical doctors.

The Managing Director of Airtel Ghana, Ms. Lucy Quist has led a team from the company to pay a working visit to the University of Cape Coast to discuss ways of deepening the collaboration between the two institutions.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. D. D. Kuupole has noted that understanding the health needs of rural communities form an integral part of the training of medical students at the University of Cape Coast School of Medical Sciences (UCCSMS).

Prof. Kuupole explained that UCCSMS through the Community Based Experience Service Programme (COBES) enjoins the medical students to experience rural life and also assess the factors that affect the health of the people in order to find solutions to them.

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