Six KMTC Campuses receive vehicles to enhance teaching and learning
The KMTC Board Chairperson Prof. Philip Kaloki has today flagged off a new fleet of vehicles for six Campuses to enhance service delivery.
Today’s event is in line with the Board’s transformative agenda to equip Campuses with the requisite infrastructure to support teaching and learning.
Speaking during the commissioning, the Chairperson confirmed that the Board has put in place plans to equip all Campuses with a bus and double cabin in the next two years, to strengthen transport systems across the College. “Since 2019 to date, the College has acquired 62 vehicles (36 buses, 24 double cabins and two land cruiser) towards this,” Prof. Kaloki said.
He hailed H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta for steering the country towards achieving the Big Four Agenda and Vision 2030 as well as leading in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Board remains committed in delivery of the College mandate in support of the President’s agenda on UHC as well as in the war against COVID-19,” the Chairperson reaffirmed
To ensure continuity of teaching and learning, Prof. Kaloki said the College has put in place a number of interventions, transitioned to virtual learning, enhanced infrastructure to support E-learning and will be conducting a virtual orientation for new students. He further assured that plans for clinical placement of final year and other continuing students were at an advanced stage.
CEO Prof. Michael Kiptoo thanked the Board for supporting Management in achieving the milestone of producing competent health care professionals for Kenya and beyond.
Board Director Mr. Frederick Wamwaki hailed the acquisition of the six new vehicles as impactful not only for the students but also in promoting the KMTC brand visibility. He noted that the vehicles will facilitate the College in achieving its key strategic objective of quality training. On the other hand, Director Ms. Ruth Okowa observed that even though the College is a training institution, collective responsibility is imperative in ensuring all facets of the institution are catered for. The Board would do all it takes to ensure students move to the next level in academics, she confirmed.
Board Directors Dr. Emily Koech, Ms. Mary Nandili and Ms. Susan Mucheru acknowledged the work KMTC is doing across the Country in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and affirmed their pride in being part of the organization. On his part Director Mithamo Muchiri confirmed that Kenyans are proud and the Government is happy for the work KMTC is doing.
Deputy Director (Finance, Planning and Administration) Dr. Kelly Oluoch, Corporation Secretary Dr. Miriam Muthoka, Senior Managers from the KMTC Headquarters and Campus Principals graced the event that was also attended by staff from Nairobi.