• UofK since 1902
    UofK since 1902

    The roots of the University of Khartoum (U. of K.) go back to 1898 when Lord Kitchener of Khartoum proposed founding a college in memory of General Gordon ...Read more

  • Dean’s Welcome

    I would like to warmly welcome you to the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Khartoum, the first Faculty of Medicine in Sudan.

  • Mansour Ali Haseeb
    Mansour Ali Haseeb

    Professor Mansour Ali Haseeb: Highlights from a pioneer of biomedical research, physician and scientist.

  • Faculty of Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine

    As an educational institution, the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Khartoum is aware of its role as the oldest school of medicine in the Sudan; which emphasizes its position as an institutional model for newer & developing schools.


On 29th February 1924 Kitchener medical school was opened by Sir Lee Stack, then Governor-General of the Sudan and Sirdar of the Egyptian army. Initially, the course of training covered four years; in 1934 it was extended to five years, and in 1939 to six years. The classes were small; the enrollment quota was limited.


Ahmed Hashim Bey Al Baghdadi the patron of medical students

Hashim Bey Al Baghdadi is a name to be remembered by all of those who studied or worked at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum. His ongoing generous financial support to the school from its infancy to the present day has provided immense resource that kept the school surviving until now. Baghdadi was of.. Read More


The fifth report of the Kitchener School of Medicine



Feb 13, 1937 The British Medical Journal The fifth report of ‘the Kitchener School of Medicine, Khartum, covers the period 1933-5, and includes the reports of the assessors for these years, who were respectively Professor A. K. Henry and Dr. H. L. Tidy, Professor H. B. Day and Mr. Hugh Lett, and Sir Walter Langdon-Brown





An outline of the history of Medical Research Institutes in the Sudan





Mansour Ali Haseeb  Source: Haseeb MA. A Monograph on Biological Research in The Sudan. Khartoum University Press, Khartoum 1973:3-19.  Recorded medical research in the Sudan commenced with the foundation of the Wellcome Research Laboratories at the Gordon Memorial, College, Khartoum, in February1903. The objectives of these laboratories were as follows: .. Read More



Professor ElTigani ElMahi





Tigani El Mahi is one of the famous medical doctors in Sudan. He was born in El Kawa along the White Nile in April 1911. He graduated from Kitchener Medical School in 1935. He joined Sudan medical service and worked in different parts of the Sudan. In July 1949, Dr. ElMahi was rewarded with a





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