Manza KMTC branch Background Information
Manza KMTC branch is on the grounds that once hosted a primary rural day school for the children of European settlers. This school existed from 1955 to 1956. In 1963, the school was renamed Kenya Israel School and it commenced training courses for social workers under management of the government of Israel.
In the year 1972, the government of Israel stopped managing the Israel school, a move that saw the course in social work being taken to the Kenya institute of administration under the Kenyan government.
In the year 1976, the Kenya Israel school’s vacant buildings were given to the medical school of the university of Nairobi to train rural medicine, and later, clinical medicine.
In the year 1979, the UON campus admitted the pioneer class for certificate course in environmental Health science.
Towards the end of 1991, Nairobi KMTC branch transferred its third-year clinical medicine students who were initially attached at the general hospital of Machakos due to availability of space. The name of the institute changed to Manza KMTC branch since KMTC took full control.
In the year 1998, the Environmental Health Sciences certificate programme was replaced with a diploma programme.
In the year 2006, Manza KMTC branch introduced a short course in Community Health Development.
The pioneer class of a diploma course in pharmacy at Manza KMTC branch was admitted in the year 2009, shortly after introducing the pharmacy department.
In the year 2012, Manza KMTC branch introduced a diploma course in Medical Imaging Sciences.
In the year 2016, Manza KMTC branch introduced a diploma course in Health Records and Information Technology and the first cohort was admitted in march of the same year. In the same year, an upgrading programme of the same course was introduced at Manza KMTC branch.
Manza KMTC branch location
Manza KMTC branch is situated at Kenya Israel Shopping Centre in Machakos town.it is 4 km from the CBD Machakos town, on the busy Nairobi-Machakos road.
Manza KMTC branch current Programmes
- Diploma course in Environmental Health Services
- Diploma course in Pharmacy
- Upgrade Diploma course in Health records and information technology
- Diploma course in Medical Imaging Sciences
- Certificate course in Environmental Health Sciences
- Certificate course in Health Records and Information Technology
Manza KMTC branch Short Courses
- Short course in Community Health Development, lasting 6 months
Manza KMTC branch Facilities
The Manza KMTC branch has the following facilities:
- Spacious Lecture rooms
- Well-equipped Pharmacy Laboratory
- Reliable Placement sites for Practical skills
- Strategically positioned cafeteria
Manza KMTC branch Clubs and Societies
- Manza KMTC branch Students Representative Council
- Manza KMTC branch Christian Union
- Manza KMTC branch Catholic Association
- Manza KMTC branch SDA Students’ union
- Manza KMTC branch Environmental awareness club
- Manza KMTC branch Scouts/Girl guides
Manza KMTC branch sports teams
- Manza KMTC branch soccer teams
- Manza KMTC branch volleyball teams
- Manza KMTC branch netball team
- Manza KMTC branch athletics teams
Manza KMTC branch Contact details
KMTC Manza Campus,
P.O. Box 837-9100,
Telephone number: +254798 931792/ +254722216347
Email address: [email protected]