Background information

Kenya Medical training College (KMTC) Kisumu Campus is located in Kondele area next to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital on Kisumu-Kakamega road approximately two kilometers from Kisumu town. It opened its doors as a formal training institution for nurses in 1953. In those early years, it catered for about 45 students out of whom less than ten qualified in a year.

Over the years, the Campus has expanded to more than 1000 students with an annual output of over 200 trained health professionals. KMTC Kisumu campus is one of the largest medical training institutions in Kisumu County.

Programmes and Courses currently offered

  • Diploma in Community Health Nursing
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences
  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Certificate in Medical Engineering
  • Higher Diploma in Ultrasound
  • Higher Diploma in Paediatric Nursing
  • Higher Diploma in Anaesthesia (in Nursing and Clinical Medicine)
  • Short course in HIV Testing Services (HTS)


  • Well-stocked library
  • Well-equipped computer lab
  • Well-equipped skills lab
  • Wi-fi hotspot
  • Hostel block

Student population

The current number of students is 1052 with the number expected to increase in the next intake.

Clinical experience sites

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital and Kisumu County Hospital are the two main training sites for our students and are both approximately two kilometers from the Campus.

The other sites for rural experience include the Mbale, Mosoriot and Muhoroni Rural Health Training Centre.

Clubs, societies and sports

The Campus participates in basketball, volleyball, handball, netball, football, athletics, rugby, darts, long-tennis, scrabble, chess, table-tennis, badminton and draughts at the zonal, regional and national KMTC sports competitions.

Campus Contact Information

The Principal

KMTC Kisumu Campus

Po Box 1594 – 40100


Tel: 0708 – 668 923, 020 – 785002


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