Welcome to OAUTHC
TODAY- May 23, 2015
The Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex is
one of first generation of Teaching Hospitals established by the Federal
Government to provide qualitative health care delivery to its people.
In 1967, the defunct Western State Government of Nigeria resolved to
establish a medical school in its state university at Ile-Ife (which was
then five (5 years) old to provide manpower to address health problems
in the state. After a period of careful planning, the Faculty of Health Science
was created in the then University of Ife on 8th May, 1972.
To be a leading Center of excellence in every clinical, training and support service
To be in the fore-front of comprehensive health care delivery in Nigeria.
To provide at affordable cost effective integrated health care service designed to
secure improvement in the physical, mental and socio-economic well being of the
people of Nigeria through Primary, Secondary and Tertiary health care services
offered in a vertical combination structure. To produce first class health
care/professionals and sub professionals to man the research to advance the frontiers
of knowledge in health field for the overall benefit of the Patients and industry.
To enable people participate in their own health care through the operation of primary
health care as an intral part of OAUTHC health care system.