Medical training to focus on research and Emerging health challenges and Technological trends


Human Resource for (HRH) is a key pillar of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) goal. Kenya Medical Training College has this week graduated 5150 graduates in various health cadres. Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache who presided over the event on behalf of the Cabinet Secretary said that the skilled workforce will add value to health service delivery and steer the Country towards attaining Global and National Health Goals including Sustainable Development Goals, (SDGs), UHC, and Vision 2030 among others.

The PS said that the Ministry of Health is focusing on research based medical training to equip health work with the capacity to handle emerging technological trends    and health issues.

The PS commended the KMTC for the key role they play in training the Health Workforce and directed the Board to ensure quality training to mid-level health workers for sustainable provision of healthcare services.

“In collaboration with the Ministry and County Governments, you should explore measures to mitigate the gaps in HRH including a collegiate health care workers training systems in out heath facilities, to achieve the desirable health workforce in the country in the shortest time possible.” She urged the Board.