Homabay KMTC Branch Background Information
Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC Homa Bay branch was started at the beginning of the year 1979. The main original objective of Homabay KMTC Branch was to offer a certificate course in Enrolled Community Health Nursing the residents of Homabay and outside Homabay region and the pioneer class had less than 15 students.
This course was later upgraded to a Diploma course in Community Health Nursing in the year 1998, leading to the phase out of the certificate programme and introduction of more diploma programmmes.
Homabay KMTC Branch Location
Homabay KMTC Branch is located along the busy Hospital road in Homabay town, Homabay county. The location is very proximal to the Homabay county and referral hospital.
Homabay KMTC Branch Current Programmes
- Diploma course in Community Health Nursing
- Diploma course in General Nursing and Midwifery
- Diploma course in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
- Diploma course in Physiotherapy
- Diploma course in Nutrition and Dietetics
- Certificate course in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Homabay KMTC Branch Facilities
Homabay KMTC Branch currently has the following facilities:
- extra classrooms for all the courses,
- well-networked computer laboratory. The laboratory has a reliable internet installed
- A well-book stocked library
- Buses and vans to facilitate transport of teaching staff and all students
- Modern Kitchen, with admirable dining facilities
- Well-structured adequate Hostels
Homabay KMTC Branch Student Population
Currently, Homabay KMTC Branch has above 1200 students in all the departments. The student population at Homabay KMTC Branch is expected to soar to higher levels since the demand for medicine related courses is on the rise worldwide.
Homabay KMTC Branch Clinical experience Centre
The main experience site for Homabay KMTC Branch students is the County Teaching and Referral Hospital of Homabay. The rural experience sites include the health centres within and outside Homabay county, including Rachuonyo sub-county hospital.
Homabay KMTC Branch Clubs and Societies
At Homabay KMTC Branch, God is the centre of all activities and therefore religious groups are highly encouraged. Two multi-denominational conferences are held within the Homabay KMTC Branch annually. The Homabay KMTC Branch clubs and societies include:
- Homabay KMTC Branch Seventh Day Adventists
- Homabay KMTC Branch Muslims group
- Homabay KMTC Branch President’s Award Kenya
- Homabay KMTC Branch Christian union
- Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention club. This works in collaboration with NACADA to assist students in their battle with drug abuse and addiction.
Homabay KMTC Branch sports teams.
- Homabay KMTC Branch athletics teams
- Homabay KMTC Branch Volleyball teams
- Homabay KMTC Branch soccer teams
- Homabay KMTC Branch basketball teams
- Homabay KMTC Branch rugby team
- Homabay KMTC Branch netball team.
- Homabay KMTC Branch Indoor games teams. Indoor games in this college include darts, scrabble chess, and more.
Homabay KMTC Branch Contact details: –
KMTC Homa Bay Campus
P.O. Box 512,
Telephone number: +254732502032/ 020-24169142
Email address: [email protected]