KMTC Campuses hold third annual open day
KMTC Campuses across the country held the college’s third annual open day on diverse dates between March and May 2018.
The two day annual event ran under the theme ‘Quality Training for Effective Health Care Delivery’.
Gatundu campus held the event on 23rd March 2018. Attendees of the event included PS Health Peter Tum, Gatundu South Member of Parliament Hon. Moses Kuria, KMTC Board Chairman Prof. Philip Kaloki, CEO Prof. Michael Kiptoo and members of the public. Area MP Hon. Moses Kuria used the event to officially open six new classrooms at the campus constructed through the CDF and a bus for students’ transport.
At Nairobi campus where the event took place from 17th to 18th May, Nairobi County’s County Executive Committee Member for Health Dr Hitan Chhagan Majevda presided over the official opening of the event. Secretary Digital Diaspora Innovations in State House Mr. Dennis Itumbi also made his way to the Campus where he toured the various departmental stands and learnt firsthand what KMTC does.
Several schools and members of the public also took advantage of the open day to interact with students and staff members as others were taken through the application process.
The campuses partnered with various stakeholders to make the event a success. At Port Reitz Campus the event was held between 20th and 22nd March, 2018 and presided over by the Sub-County Director of Education. At Kilifi campus KMTC CEO Prof. Michael Kiptoo presided over the event.
Machakos and Manza campuses took to the streets of Machakos town to publicize the event. The procession ended at Mulu Mutisya Gardens where different departments showcased what they do as the IT department helped qualified members of the public apply. This was replicated in other campuses like Kombewa which had a procession from Kombewa market through Kisumu – Bondo highway, then to hospital road and finally to the constituency offices, the venue of the event. Kisumu County Health CEC was the chief guest at the event.
Kabarnet campus held the event between 18th and 19th May, 2018. The event was graced by Baringo County Governor Hon. Stanley Kiptis and Deputy Governor Jacob Chepkwony and was held in Kabarnet town. The campus also used the event as a platform to give back to the community by conducting free HIV/AIDS testing and counselling.