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Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences started as a Medical School in 1881. It was raised to the status of a Medical College in 1942. Liaquat University is located on the right bank of the Indus River at Jamshoro. It is 160 km north of the port city of Karachi and 16 km west of the historical city of Hyderabad.

Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences aims to achieve prominence as a top-tier world-class medical research and teaching university, producing top-notch healthcare providers operating excellence in every segment of the community.

The mission of Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences is to foster excellence in health professional education and research, to educate and train undergraduate and graduate students of medical and health sciences in accordance with highest professional standards and ethical values and to meet the healthcare needs of the community through dissemination of knowledge and service.

LUMHS being the First Public Sector Medical University of Pakistan is fully aware of its leadership role in medical education, patient care and medical research. It is also aware of its responsibilities towards the society with particular reference to the production of various cadres of health professionals, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, who are competent, efficient, caring and are capable of pursuing scholastic and research activities. Accordingly, it envisages a comprehensive and rather an ambitious mission statement, which includes:

  • To become a world leader in research and teaching.
  • To increase significantly the range of human knowledge and understanding by creating knowledge through research of international excellence.
  • To equip graduates so as to make an important contribution to the patient care and fighting disease across boundaries.
  • To serve the region and the country professionally, academically, culturally and economically.
  • To strengthen and diversify activities on the health delivery system, professional collaboration and entrepreneurialism.
  • To continue to make professional education available to all those able to benefit from it, regardless of economic or social status.

These goals do require lot of hard work, commitment and dedication, which has been amply exhibited by the faculty of this institution. I am confident that with the support of our faculty, students, society at large and the government we will be able to achieve these goals in near future.