Background Information

Makindu Campus started in September 2015 through the initiative of the Government of Makueni County in partnership with the KMTC Board of Directors. The first programme to be introduced was Diploma in Clinical Medicine, a three -year program and in March 2016, three and a half year Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing was introduced. In September 2017, a two-year Certificate course in Orthopedic Plaster was also started followed by a certificate course in Medical Engineering in March 2019.

Initially, the Campus was housed at Makindu Sub County Hospital Trauma Centre awaiting construction on a five-acre piece of land allocated by the County Government.

In June 2016, the students relocated to the first two classrooms constructed by the County Government and on 7th December the same year His Excellency the President Uhuru Kenyatta, officially commissioned the Campus.

The pioneer group of 44 clinical medicine students graduated in December 2018 while the pioneer Nursing and Orthopedic Plaster Technology students are set to qualify in July 2019.

Programmes and Courses currently offered

  • Certificate in Orthopedic Plaster
  • Certificate in Medical Engineering.
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing

Future plans

We plan to start an in-service upgrading programme for certificate in Orthopedic Plaster to diploma in Orthopedic Trauma Medicine which is a one- year course.

We are also conducting short courses in: –

  • HIV/AIDS Care and Management
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Community Health and Development
  • Basic Life Skills and First Aid
  • Computer packages

Facilities

The campus has lecture rooms and a computer room which doubles up as a library with a sitting capacity of 40 students.

Campus contact information: –

The Principal

KMTC Makindu Campus

P. O. BOX 127-90138,

Makindu

Tel: 0110003423/0110003414/0789891399

Email: makindu@kmtc.ac.ke

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