A healthy, just, prosperous and sustainable society in which individuals, families and communities are enabled, empowered and equipped with the necessary practical capacities to enjoy essential elements of dignified livelihoods and experience life in its fullness, while being prepared to respond to crises that occur from time to time in life.
Building on and strengthening the potentials, actions, strengths and capacities of individuals, families, communities and institutions in order to develop concerned and effective leadership and programs in community health and skills development through academic and professional training, research and partnership at all levels, Building a bridge into a sustainable and secure future beyond the 21st century.
To develop and sustain TICH as a tertiary center of academic, professional and technical excellence providing support and facilitation in community health, medical, education, and vocational science and technologies skills development.
Core philosophy, principles and values
TICH believes that all people and communities have inherent capacities to undertake sustainable, collective and collaborative actions to solve their own problems. In this regard, the principle of partnership lies at the core of TICH academic, professional and practical institutional value system. TICH thus recognizes, affirms and builds on the strengths of every stakeholder and partner engaged in health and development. This forms the basis for combating both ill-health and poverty in our society. In this way TICH is committed to:
- Promoting justice in health and technology development
- Upholding the dignity of all peoples and communities
- Building healthy, healing communities
- Targeting the most disadvantaged people through their own efforts
- Promoting evidence-based management of health care and development
- Building on locally available capacities, assets and investments
- Promoting multiple accountability.