Who is the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology?
Description: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Keywords: Health, Sciences, Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology provides quality health care to women throughout Central South Africa. We place a high premium on improving Maternal and Child morbidity and mortality, so we emphasize our role in supporting all Obs & Gynae facilities in our region. Our services include;
preventative as well as curative medicine.

Gynaecological oncology, Human reproduction, Gynaecological endocrinology, Family planning, Maternal & Fetal care and Uro- gynaecology form the backbone of our clinical and academic programme.

Our department is furthermore responsible for:


  • Training of undergraduate and post graduate students in our field.
  • Tertiary level Obstetrical & Gynaecological service in Universitas Hospital.
  • Secondary level Obstetrical & Gynaecological service in Pelonomi Hospital.
  • Support to all primary care facilities that provide Obstetrical & Gynaecological service, throughout our region.
  • Research on relevant issues within our field of practice and expertise.
Vision and Mission:


Our vision is a department enjoying international recognition in the fields of training and research, together with excellence in service rendering to the community we serve.

Mission - for reaching our vision, we follow the following approach:

  • Stimulation of independent learning amongst our students.
  • Comprehensive and balanced training.
  • Detailed quality control of both training and service rendering.
  • Development of recognized sub-specialities.
  • Expansion of national and international contacts.
  • Development of human potential at all levels.
  • Healthy and acknowledged management principles.


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T: +27 51 401 3739
F: +27 86 579 5154

E: StudentAdminFHS@ufs.ac.za

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