Department of Health Systems Management

Caro Oyugi : Health Systems Management


The Department of Health Systems Management is dedicated to training and inspiring the next generation of health systems managers in Kenya. The aim of the Health Systems Management course is to develop students’ competencies in strengthening health care systems at their level within the health sector in Kenya. The design and the content of the course provides avenues for the students to develop critical thinking regarding the leadership and managerial practices, knowledge, skills and strategies that can be used to strengthen health care systems.

We work on finding solutions to key challenges in the health systems from developing an effective and productive human resources for health, improving leadership and governance for a more efficient and effective delivery of health care services, improving performance of entire health system and to health financing and equity in the health systems.

VISION: A leader in the development of leaders and managers for the health sector

MISSION: To advance and provide leadership and management research, development, training and support within the health sector.

Level of Training Academic Program Course Duration Campus where programme is offered Entry Requirements
Higher Diploma


Higher Diploma in Health

Systems Management

(Distance Learning)


1 year -Nairobi



-Diploma in a Health

related course or a

BSc. In health related course from a recognized institution.