Kapenguria KMTC Branch-History,Location, Administration, Courses and Contacts
President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opening KMTC Kapenguria campus

Kapenguria KMTC Branch Background Information

Kapenguria KMTC Branch was established in the year 1980 to strengthen the health care skills of the area residents and to increase the number of skilled personnel.

The pioneer structures served Kapenguria KMTC Branch until 2013 when modern structures were constructed to serve as classrooms, administration offices, libraries among others, thanks to west Pokot county government. The ancient structures were however renovated for use in other capacities within Kapenguria KMTC Branch.

In early 2014, Kapenguria KMTC Branch had its very first intake of students for a diploma course in Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nursing, prior to the Kapenguria KMTC Branch being officially commissioned by president Uhuru Kenyatta on the 16th day of April 2015.

West Pokot county boasts of being the first government in Kenya to construct and stock a KMTC. The county even donated 12 acres of land to Kapenguria KMTC Branch as an expansion strategy to the college.

Kapenguria KMTC Branch location

Kenya Medical Training College KMTC, Kapenguria branch is located in Kapenguria town, West Pokot County. Kapenguria KMTC Branch is proximal to the Kapenguria County Referral Hospital.

 Kapenguria KMTC Branch Current Programmes

  • Higher National Diploma course in Family Medicine.
  • Diploma course in Enrolled Community Health Nursing.
  • Certificate course in Community Health Nursing.
  • Certificate course in Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery.

 Kapenguria KMTC Branch Facilities

  • A modern Administration Block, hosting the office of the principal, board room and newly designed offices.
  • A strategically positioned tuition block hosting spacious Classrooms.
  • A fully modern and well-stocked library.
  • A resourceful Computer Laboratory containing adequate computers, all connected to the internet.
  • A modern fully-stuffed Skills Laboratory, with the design of Liverpool.
  • Adequate ultra-modern Hostels with continuous supply of water.
  • A Fully fledged nutrition lab.

 Kapenguria KMTC Branch Clinical Experience centres.

For clinical experience within the county, Kapenguria KMTC Branch students use the following hospitals.

  • County Teaching and Referral Hospital of Kapenguria
  • Ortum Mission Hospital
  • Sigor sub county hospital
  • Chepareria suncounty hospital
  • Kacheliba Sub County Hospital
  • Kabichbich health centre
  • Turwell Health Centers

For clinical experirnce outside the county, Kapenguria KMTC Branch students use the following facilities.

  • Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret. This offers good skills in psychiatry and ICU.
  • County Hospital of Kitale
  • County Hospital of Lodwar

Kapenguria KMTC Branch Clubs and Societies

  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Seventh Day Adventists
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Muslims group
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch President’s Award Kenya
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch catholic action
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Christian union

Kapenguria KMTC Branch sports teams.

  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Football team for both male and female
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Netball team
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Volleyball teams, both men and ladies
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Basketball teams, both men and women
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Handball teams for both men and women.
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Hockey team for both men and women
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Rugby team
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch Lawn tennis team
  • Kapenguria KMTC Branch indoor games teams: taekwondo, scrabble draughts, darts, chase, table tennis among others.

Kapenguria KMTC Branch contact details

Postal address

The Principal,

KMTC Kapenguria Campus,

P.O.BOX 576-30600,


Telephone Number: +254795337579

Email address: [email protected]

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