IOM shall be an innovative global centre of excellence in learning and research, supporting a community of scholars and professionals committed to serving society, promoting the development of students to reach their true potential in becoming competent, ethical, caring and inquiring citizens and visionary leaders.

IOM is committed to academic freedom and the principles of equal opportunity in the pursuit and application of knowledge, the highest standards of intellectual, educational and research productivity; and the establishment of a learning organisation that respects the individual.


As an educational institution, our mission is:

  • To further strengthen the IOM as centre of excellence for undergraduate programmes in medicine, pharmacy and other health sciences programmes
  • To establish the IOM as a centre for higher education providing training through multidisciplinary programmes
  • To establish the IOM as a centre for postgraduate training and Continuing Professional Education
  • To train knowledgeable and skilful professionals with high ethical standards who will be dedicated to serve and improve the quality of life of the community
  • To train competent professionals with the use of innovative technologies of knowledge especially ICT in the teaching- learning process