Background Information

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Homa Bay Campus was established in 1979 to train Enrolled Community Health Nurses (ECN). In 1998, ECN was upgraded to Diploma in Community Health Nursing at the Campus. This led to the phasing out of the pre-service training for enrolled nurses in 2002 and the introduction of other programs at diploma level.


Programmes and Courses currently offered: –

  • Diploma in Community Health Nursing
  • Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics.




The Campus has the following facilities:

  • Adequate and spacious classrooms,
  • A well-equipped computer laboratory with internet connections
  • A well-equipped library
  • Vehicles to transport staff and students
  • Kitchen and dining facilities
  • Hostels

Student Population

From a class of 12 students in one certificate programme, today, the institution has more than 870 students in four different departments: Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Physiotherapy and Nutrition.


Clinical experience sites

Clinical experience sites for our students include: Homa Bay County Teaching and Referral Hospital, and other approved health facilities within and outside the county. Mission hospitals such as Kendu Bay and St. Mary’s Hospital in Mumias also provide the requisite learning facilities.


Clubs, Societies and Sports

In an effort to make an all-round health professional, KMTC HomaBay Campus will nurture your interest in service to God and humanity through various religious organizations and societies. It organizes yearly inter-denominational prayer day to bring students together.

Students sporting activities include athletics and field events, ball games such as volleyball, soccer, basketball, rugby, and netball. Indoor games like darts, chess, scrabble among others are also available.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention (ADAP) club, engages with NACADA to help our students in the fight against drug and substance abuse.




Campus Contact Information: –

The Principal

KMTC Homa Bay Campus

P.O. Box 512,

Homa Bay

Tel: 0732-502032/020-24169142



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