About Us

A non-profit institute that promotes the advancement of global health through the delivery of innovative training with the sole aim of Championing the one health Agenda.

Story of Our Journey

AHRO University is the trading name of Africa Health Research Organization, a non-profit making body that promotes the advancement of global health. The organization was founded in 1999 as Africa Health Awareness Foundation but it was changed to the current name in 2008 after the founding director took part in the Durban HIV/AIDS Conference. 

The organization started functioning in Ghana with the commencement of its main journal Annuals of Tropical Medicine & Public Health and the subsequent introduction of conferences. Among the Conferences organized during the early days of the organization were International HIV/AIDS Conference and the Antimalarial Agents International Conference. 

In 2019 during the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization’s strategy was updated with training health professionals becoming the central goal. The institute is engaged in research, postgraduate education, and global healthcare, especially tropical diseases. The organization’s objectives are providing facilities for research, postgraduate teaching, training, investigation and treatment in global health, especially tropical diseases. Currently, the organization is operating under the trading name AHRO University that governs all programs. There is an AHRO Health & Social Care Services. The institute is also in the advanced stage to own the AHRO Centers of Clinical Excellence across West Africa where advanced research is done in different facets of tropical disease. Aside from several journals of international repute, the organization runs the Africa Lens, a monthly health-related magazine. The organization also runs AHRO TV, a channel dedicated to health issues.  

AHRO University is the education arm of the organization. AHRO University is a Scotland-based institute that delivers quality courses that are delivered by world-leading experts. In the initial phase, the university covers the following courses: infectious diseases, public health, nursing and midwifery, pharmacology, etc. The dynamic institute has the objective of promoting the delivery of highly competitive and innovative courses that would be targeted at health care professionals and is focused on the period of this business place. The future of the university will be based on its unprecedented commitment to our learners, faculty, and all our organizational structures as a catalyst for our success. Our commitment is enshrouded in our vision, mission, values, and core objectives. 

Vision & Mission Statement


AHRO University is modelled on the principles of dynamism, research, academic excellence, and community engagement across the globe. This principle of dynamism will enable the university to become one of the leading global academic players in the healthcare professions and other related disciplines.


The university is dedicated to: 

– Building the skills of our learners through comprehensive and unique academics 

 – Preparing our learners to become leaders in their various expertise 

– Creating and discovering courses that will improve global knowledge