College hosts President of the Society of Radiography in Kenya

College hosts President of the Society of Radiography in Kenya

The Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) CEO Dr. Kelly Oluoch has today (Wednesday, October 5, 2022) hosted the President of the Society of Radiography in Kenya (SORK) to discuss areas of collaboration for mutually beneficial outcomes.

The meeting explored among other areas, the creation of formal linkage from training to practice, academic progression, student support/mentorship, knowledge sharing, and strengthening alumni relations.

The SORK President Mr. Kenyanya Jevas was accompanied by a seven-member team who are all Alumni of KMTC.

Dr. Oluoch observed that KMTC is proud of producing lifelong learners, given the team’s academic and professional growth.

The team comprised of renowned captains of the Radiography industry.

He called upon the SORK to “make the profession one of honor and repute, for graduates to continue adding value in the health sector to support the Government achieve Universal Health Coverage”.

He added, “KMTC has made deliberate efforts to revitalize alumni contribution for the benefit of the College, its alumni, and students”.

Mr. Kenyanya said the Society is optimistic about the collaboration which will not only grow the future of radiography but also mentor students in the profession.

“We are looking forward to collaborating with KMTC to commemorate World Radiography Day 2022, hosting a scientific and mentorship conference for students as well as enhancing training,” said Mr. Kenyanya.

He commended the College for the growth in training Radiographers, KMTC being the pioneer and biggest institution offering the course in the country.

In attendance were SORK officials Mr. Kenneth Wangari, Sidney Njau, Ceasar Barare, Samuel Karanja, Antony Mamati, Martin Kamanda, and Vivian Ochiel (also a lecturer in KMTC).

Also present were KMTC staff, Dr. Lucy Waweru (Registrar) Ms. Onsomu Marcellah (Corporate Communications), Mr. Kamau Maina (Resource Mobilization), Mr. Kelvin Oruko (CEO’s office) and Ms. Victoria Koi (HoD Radiography and Imaging).