Welcome to the School of Public Health and Applied Human Sciences 

The School of Public Health and Applied Human Sciences is located in the Main Campus, 8-4-4 building.

The School of Public Health was operationalized in August 2011. It was previously a Department in the School of Health Sciences. The establishment of the School was propelled by the need to strengthen delivery of training of innovative and creative public health professionals and researchers and in addition to improve community engagement. In September 2018 the University restructured the schools and departments. This resulted to merging of some departments from the School of Applied Human Sciences with those in the School of Public Health. The School now has six departments from its previous four. The name of the School has also changed to accommodate the additional departments and is now referred to as the School of Public Health and Applied Human Sciences.



The School has professionals in the following areas of specialization:
  • Basic Medical Sciences
  • Reproductive health
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Management Systems
  • Biostatistics
  • Disaster Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Health Law and Ethics
  • Physical Education
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Waste management and Health
  • Disease prevention and control
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Food and Safety
  • Water and Sanitation


  • Medical Sociology and Anthropology
  • Population Health
  • Environmental Biochemistry
  • Community Health
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Health Economics
  • Epidemiology
  • Sports Science
  • Community Resorce Management


The school has the following staff who are found in this link: >>View Staff List<<

The School has collaborations with various local and international institutions of higher learning
All geared towards the promotion of Public Health.
  • Hebrew University – Israel
  • Local State Universities and Research Institutions
  • Afya Info – Kenya



Graduates from the School of Public Health and Applied Human sciences easily get engaged in a wide range of areas including:

  • Hospitals
  • Research Institutions
  • Institutions dealing with Public Health and Sanitation, Water and Irrigation, Environmental and Natural Resources
  • Academic Institutions
  • United Nations Organizations
  • Health Care Insurance Organizations
  • Sporting Institutions
  • Food Industry
  • Wellness institutions



Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 11:42

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