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A brief overview of the department:
The Clinical Laboratory Sciences department focuses on training students in the field of medical laboratory sciences. The curriculum in this department covers a diverse range of laboratory techniques used to analyse biological samples such as blood, urine, and tissues for education and research purposes as well as diagnosing diseases and monitoring patients' health conditions in the labour market after obtaining their qualifications. The Bachelor of Science program in Clinical Laboratory Sciences includes core subjects in biochemistry, haematology, blood transfusion science, histopathology, microbiology, immunology, and molecular diagnostics. Students receive intensive theoretical and practical training on how to analyse samples accurately and examine the results. The program aims to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to work in medical laboratories in hospitals, medical centres, and commercial laboratories. This department is fundamental to healthcare, as it contributes to disease diagnosis, monitoring recovery, and treatment. Graduates from this program can further their studies in specialized fields such as molecular biology and genetics or pursue careers in scientific research. The Clinical Laboratory Sciences department is an essential educational centre characterized by faculty members with doctoral degrees rich with scientific and research experience, providing a foundation of knowledge and expertise to students. The department also boasts a distinguished team of technicians and specialists in clinical laboratory sciences who play a vital role in guiding and supporting students during practical courses and laboratory training. They provide technical assistance and practical expertise, contributing to the development of students' practical and analytical skills. Additionally, the department includes a professional administrative team responsible for managing the administrative and organizational aspects of the study program. These administrative staff members work to ensure the smooth progress of courses and provide necessary support to students and faculty members. Overall, these specialized and qualified teams collaborate under one roof in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences department to provide an educational and supportive environment aimed at developing students' knowledge and practical skills.