Background Information

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Webuye Campus was established in 2005 courtesy of the KMTC Board of Directors, the then area Member of Parliament for Webuye Hon. Musikari Kombo and the local community. The Campus is located in Webuye East.

It was started as an initiative of the community and supported by the CDF Webuye. The local CDF is credited for having funded the construction of all lecture halls and dining hall. Apart from Webuye Constituency, other development partners include the neighbouring Kimilili Constituency. The computer Lab was partially funded by Kimilili CDF and completed by Webuye East CDF. Bungoma County and Webuye Municipality have also given financial support through the LATF.

Webuye Campus opened its doors to students in October 2005 with a pioneer group of 82 diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery students. In March 2007, the Department of Nursing was introduced and 37 Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN) students were admitted. In 2010, upgrading course in Enrolled Community Health Nursing started. In March 2011, the Campus started offering a Diploma in Community Health Nursing and in 2013, the Department of Health Records and Information was started with 50 students undertaking a two year certificate course.

Programmes and Courses currently offered:-

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing
  • Enrolled Community Health Nursing

Facilities

  • Multipurpose hall

The Campus has a multipurpose hall with a capacity of 500 persons.

  • Library

The library is equipped with current books for use by the students. It is linked to the computer lab to enable students access materials that are in digital formats.

  • Skills lab

The Campus also has a well-equipped skills lab to introduce students to practical lessons before going out for clinical experiences.

  • Accommodation

The Campus has accommodation facility for both male and female students.

 Student’s Population

Currently with more than 160 students, the population has continued to grow, as demand for learning opportunities increased.

Clinical experience sites

The students mainly undertake clinical placements at Webuye Sub-County Hospital which is situated about 750 metres away and at Bungoma Sub-county Hospital.

There are some special clinical placements which are undertaken in the following health facilities approved by the professional regulatory bodies:

  • Mbale
  • Mosoriot
  • Sirisia
  • Cheptais
  • Naitiri
  • Bokoli
  • Kabuchai
  • Makunga
  • Bumula

For rural community health experience the students are also attached at County Teaching and Referral Hospitals such as Nakuru, Kakamega, Kisumu, Siaya and Kisii for psychiatry experience.

Clubs, societies and sports

Sports are part and parcel of our extra curricula activities that involve students at various levels in line with the sports policy. The Campus has actively participated in all the previous College games, posting exemplary performance.

We boast of a strong volley ball, football, basketball, badminton, table tennis, net ball and volley ball teams. In athletics, we have had several trophies in races such as 10,000 meters, a 100 meters among others.

Campus Contacts

The Principal,

KMTC Webuye Campus

P. O. Box 734-50205

Webuye

Tel: 020-2574902/0705751103/0711941840

Email: webuye@kmtc.ac.ke

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