Background Information

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Kisii Campus is situated along Kisii Hospital Road and is adjacent to the Kisii County Teaching and Referral Hospital within Kisii Central Business District in Kisii County.

Kisii Campus was started in 1958 under the colonial government to train dressers or nurse aides. In 1972 after independence, the Campus commenced the structured training of Enrolled Nurses (EN), and later in 1980 it started a certificate course for Enrolled Community Health Nurses (ECHN). In 1999, the Campus upgraded to offer Diploma in Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN) with two intakes in March and September of each year.

In 2000, the Campus started offering Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery, and in September 2007, Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences was introduced. The training facilities have been developed by the Government of Kenya and equipment worth millions of shillings acquired to support quality training for students.

Programmes and Courses currently offered

  • Certificate Course in Medical Engineering
  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Surgery
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Diploma in Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine
  • Higher Diploma in Anaesthesia for Clinical Officers and Nurses

Future Plans

Plans are underway to start Diplomas in Medical Engineering, Medical Imaging Sciences and Higher Diplomas in Critical Care Nursing and Reproductive Health for Clinical Officers.

Facilities

The Campus has the following:

  • Spacious skills lab
  • Orthopaedic workshop
  • Modern medical engineering workshops
  • Medical laboratory for skills training
  • Spacious adequate classrooms
  • Student hostels
  • Dining hall

Student Population

The current student population stands at 961, with more expected to join the Campus in coming years.

Clinical Experience Sites

Our students have their skills further developed in various practical areas, majorly the Kisii County Referral and Teaching Hospital. Other county and sub county hospitals within the country also serve this purpose, same as rural demonstration health centres identified.

Clubs, Societies and Clubs

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 does exceptionally well in indoor games notably table tennis, badminton, chess, darts and scrabble.

We understand that physical exercise is vital during developmental milestones of both the brain and body. Therefore, we periodically organize interfaculty competition in identified sports, where the students compete amongst themselves and winners rewarded.

Campus Contact Information

The Principal

KMTC Kisii Campus

P.O. Box 1165-40200

Kisii

Tel: 0797129320

Email: kisii@kmtc.ac.ke

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