Background information


Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Kabarnet Campus is situated in Baringo County within Baringo County Referral Hospital, approximately 1.5 kilometers from Baringo County Headquarters.


The history of Kabarnet Campus dates back to 1991 when it was established as a Medical Training Center at the then Baringo District Development Institute (BDDI), now Baringo Kenya School of Government (K.S.G).

During the same period, the Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Health had proposed to build Kabarnet Medical Training Center, now KMTC Kabarnet Campus, on an eight-acre plot set aside adjacent to Kabarnet District Hospital (now Baringo County Referral and Teaching Hospital). The project commenced in 1991 with the then Rift Valley Provincial Commissioner Mr. Yusuf Haji laying the foundation stone on 22nd May 1991.

Programmes and Courses offered

  • Certificate in Enrolled Community Health Nursing
  • Diploma in Enrolled Community Health Nursing
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine
  • Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences
  • Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences





The facilities available include:

  • Well-stocked library
  • Computer and skills laboratories
  • Spacious classrooms
  • Modern hostels

Clinical experience sites

Baringo County Referral and Teaching Hospital provides the main clinical experience site for our students.



Students population

Current number of students is 952 with the number expected to increase in the next intake.


Clubs, Societies and sports

The Campus offers a variety of sports such as netball, football, rugby, hockey, basketball, darts and indoor games. The Campus also encourages and supports religious groups to nourish spiritual needs of students.




Campus Contact Information: –

The Principal

KMTC Kabarnet Campus

P. O. BOX 401 – 30400


TEL: 053-21151


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