The School of Medicine was established in August 2004 as a Center of Excellence in Health research, capacity building and product development. The School has grown has grown rapidly and has seen Public Health component branch off to form the School of Public Health. The School offers several Senate and Government approved and regulated health related programmes and is currently using several Government Health facilities for the clinical placements, attachments and rotations of its students as it puts up a modern Teaching, research and Referral Hospital commissioned by His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki.
The mission of the School is to produce highly trained, competent and adaptable health care providers with acumen in health care provision in all settings.
To become a Centre of excellence in training of healthcare provider of all levels
GROWTH TREND AND CURRENT STATUS
The School of Medicine initially started with Training of Trainers programmes in the Control and Management of HIV/AIDS at certificate, Diploma and Postgraduate level. In 2004, the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, the Bachelor of Science (nursing and Public Health) and the Master of Public Health Programmes were started with less than 100 students in total. The School has rapidly expanded and introduced the following programmes:
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