Hematology deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of blood and bone marrow as well as of the immunologic, haemostatic (blood clotting) and vascular systems. Because of the nature of blood, the science of hematology profoundly affects the understanding of many diseases.

The Department of Haematology, is an integral part of the basic medical sciences division at the University of Health Sciences, with a strong interdisciplinary approach, focuses on developing and delivering quality postgraduate programs. The Department provides an excellent environment for postgraduate studies, attempts to integrate molecular,and cellular approaches to Hematological studies. The Department offers MPhil programme leading to PhD degree.

Working Facilities

Specializations: areas of teaching, training and research

  • Red cell disorders including
  • Nutrional Anemias
  • Haemoglobinopathies
  • Membranopathies
  • Benign and malignant White cell disorders
  • Myeloproloifeative Disorders
  • Stem cell transplantation
  • Hemostasis and Coagulation disorders
  • Thrombophilia
  • Transfusion Medicine

Teaching is based on:-

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Journal Club Discussions
  • Individual and Group Presentations
  • Seminars
  • Problem Based Learning (PBL)
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Morphology sessions


The department has a well equipped laboratory for postgraduate practical training and research work in Haematology

Future Plans

Linkages will be developed with foreign institutions both for collaborative research and for short term training of personnel in specialized techniques and procedures in the field of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine.