Kenya Medical Training College- Kisii started as an institution training dressers /nurse aides in 1958 under the colonial government. After independence, the institution commenced the structured training of enrolled nurses (EN) in 1972, and later in 1980 a certificate course for Enrolled community health nurses (ECHN). In 1999 the college upgraded to offer Diploma in Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN) with two intakes of nursing students in March and September of each calendar year.
In 2000 the college started offering Diploma in Clinical Medicine and in September 2007 the campus started training Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences. The training facilities have been developed by the government and equipment worth millions of shillings acquired to support quality training of students. The Laboratory was renovated through the support of JHPIEGO which has further enabled training of competent students
We are located in Kisii County within Kisii Central Business District.
The campus is situated along the Kisii Hospital road and is adjacent to the main Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital.
The institution is managed by the executive committee under the chairmanship of the Principal. The Management Committee composed of all heads of departments is in place to spearhead interdepartmental collaboration and teamwork. The operational activities are coordinated by various committees.
The campus offers the following courses:
- Medical Engineering
- Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine
- Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing,
- Clinical Medicine & Surgery,
- Medical Laboratory Sciences.
- Anaesthesia for Clinical officers and Nurses
The campus has a spacious skills lab, orthopaedic workshop and a Medical Laboratory for skills training.
In addition, the campus also has classrooms where lessons are conducted.
Clubs and Societies
Various sporting activities exist in the campus as well as the infrastructure to support them. These include playing fields for football, volley ball, handball, basketball and netball.
The campus has historically done well in indoor games notably, table tennis, badminton, chess, darts and scrabble.