Prof. Waltraud Elsholz, MD / Head of Department of Anaesthesia, ACHS – until Dec. 2016
Ghirmay Ghebreigziabher BSc., MSc. / Head of School of Nursing (SON) – until Dec. 2015
Dr. rer. nat. Berhane Girmay, Ph.D. / Dean of Asmara College of Health Sciences (ACHS) – until Dec. 2015
Habteab Mehari, MD / Director of Orotta National Referral Hospital
Amina Nurhussein / Her Excellency Minister of Health
Ghebrehiwot Semere, MD / Head of Department Oncology, Orotta Hospital
Yosief Tewolde, MD / Head of Department of Surgery, Orotta School of Medicine
Dr. Ghermai Tesfaselassie / Head of International Corporate Office Ministry of Health
Ass. Prof. Habteselassie Zerizigi / Head of Department Obs. & Gynae., Orotta Hospital
Prof. Dr. Ghidai / Dean of Asmara College of Health Sciences (ACHS)
Dr. Dawit Esifanos (Director of Ghinda Referral Hospital)
POST GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION (PGME) PROGRAM
Aug. 2005 – Dec. 2007: Consultations, partnerships, assessments, curriculum development (George Washington University Medical Center and Physicians for Peace).
January 2008: Start of Residency (Medical Specialist) training in Surgery and Pediatrics.
August 2009: Start of Residency training in Ob/Gyn.
2014-2015: New Curriculum for the residency–training-programm.
Mission: – Train Eritrean physicians, as medical educators and leaders, to ensure sustainability.
– Strengthen and expand Residency training programs in the country.
– Minimize Brain Drain by creating meaningful professional and personal opportunities.
ASMARA COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ACHS)
1995: The College of Health Sciences (CHS) was established at the University of Asmara.
2005: The CHS was renamed Asmara College of Health Sciences (ACHS) and re-established as an independent college.
– Producing competent health professionals and scholars.
– Expanding knowledge through research and applying this knowledge to health care.
SCHOOL OF NURSING (SON)
1955: Start of Nursing Education (Hospital Based Diploma Program under the Ministry of Health).
1996-2003: Public Health Nurse Practitioner 5 years Degree Program, CHS.
2012: Training of nurses at bachelor degree and diploma levels in different fields of nursing.
– Provide need driven high quality education to render services to individuals, families and communities.