OVERVIEW OF HEALTH INFORMATICS FOR LOW-AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES
July 23 – 27, 2018
Kenyatta University is a fully-fledged University through the Kenyatta University (KU) Act of 1985. The vision of the University is to become a dynamic, inclusive and competitive centre of excellence in teaching, learning, research and service to humanity. The University’s mission is to provide quality education and training, promote scholarship, service, innovation and creativity and inculcate moral values for sustainable individual and societal development. The university aspires to be sensitive and responsive to societal needs and the right of every person to knowledge. Thus, KU recognizes the needs for intensive and extensive research and training to address local, regional and global issues. The university has twenty one (21) schools that host diverse and elaborate programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels that are responsive to market needs. For more details about the university and academic programs, Click here to visit the university website.
The health informatics workshop will be hosted by Kenyatta University School of Public Health (KUSPH). The KUSPH was formed to respond to the need to train high level manpower in public health, strengthen delivery of training of innovative and creative public health professionals and researchers, and improve community engagement. The vision of the school is to become a regional and international centre for excellence in the training, research, practice and consultancy in public health and its mission is training and production of health workers who will promote health for all, and prevention of disease through the empowerment of communities to take control over health related risks factors. It has four departments including: Health Management and Informatics, Community Health, Population and Reproductive Health, and, Environmental and Occupational Health. The department of Health Management and Informatics offers undergraduate and post-graduate courses including, BSc. In Health Records and Information Management, MSc. in Health Information Management and PhD in health informatics. Click here for more details of the Kenyatta University School of Public Health