KMTC Department of Environmental Health Science

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KMTC Department of Environmental Health Science

KMTC Department of Environmental Health Science – Details:

About KMTC Department of Environmental Health Science

he Department of Environmental Health is one of the largest departments within Kenya Medical Training College. It was established in 1947 by Mr F. C. Gaffney
It has a student population of 1300 at any one time, 88 teaching staff and about 30 no-teaching staff distributed in 13 constituent MTCs.
The main objective of the department is to prepare graduates for the health sector and the society who are able to carry out investigation, control, eliminate and prevent environmental health problems and their potential risks.
The role of the department is to train Public Health Officers [Environmental Health Officers] and Public Health Technicians to be change agents in the field of environmental health as part of the health sector main objective to promote and improve the health status of the Kenyan populations.
The efforts in this regard are directed towards controlling, preserving or improving the environment in order to achieve optimal health at individual, family and community levels.
In all programmes, the participants are assessed through coursework, final examination and research project paper done independently as a requirement of final qualifying examination as stipulated in various curricula in accordance to the college examination policy.
 

KMTC Department of Environmental Health Science Information

Level of Training
Academic Programme
Duration
Campus where course is offered
Minimum Entry Requirements
Certificate Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences 2 years Kwale, Karuri, Lake Victoria, Mwingi, Kitui, Kabarnet and Kuria ·         C- In English or Kiswahili·         C- in Biology/Biological Sciences and D in Mathematics
·         D in any two of the following: Home science, Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Electricity and Wood Work
Diploma Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences 3 years Nairobi, Nakuru, Kabarnet, Kitui, Lake Victoria, Kakamega, Embu, Karuri, Nyeri, Kwale and Manza ·         C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences·         C- In Mathematics and any one of the following: Physics/Physical Science, Chemistry
Upgrading Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences 2 years Karuri ·         Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences·         2 years experience
Higher Diploma Higher Diploma In Food Science and Inspection 1 year September 2018 Nairobi Part time/EveningD/E- Learning Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences
Higher Diploma in Solid Waste Management 1 year September 2018 Nairobi Part time/EveningD/E- Learning Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences
Higher Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety 1 year September 2018 Nairobi Part time/EveningD/E- Learning Diploma in any of  the following: Environmental Health Sciences, Nursing, Clinical Medicine
Higher Diploma in Epidemiology 1 year Nairobi Part time/EveningD/E- Learning Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences, KRCHN, Clinical Medicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Health Records & Information, Community Oral Health

 
See Also:
KMTC Department of Clinical Medicine

KMTC Department of Community Oral Health

KMTC Department of Dental Technology
KMTC Department of Health Records and Information Technology

KMTC Department of Health Systems Management

KMTC Department of Medical Education

KMTC Department of Medical Engineering

KMTC Department of Medical Imaging Sciences

10 KMTC Department of Nursing

11 KMTC Department of Nutrition

12 KMTC Department of Occupational Therapy

13 KMTC Department of Optometry

14 KMTC Department of Orthopaedic & Trauma Medicine

15 KMTC Department of Pharmacy

16 KMTC Department of Physiotherapy

17 KMTC Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences

18 KMTC Department of Health Education and Promotion

19 KMTC Department of Orthopaedic Technology
 

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