May 17, 2022

About 5000 graduate at the Kenya Medical Training Colleges this year

Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache

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About 5000 students have graduated from the Kenya Medical Training College has this week.
The graduates will serve in various health cadres locally and abroad.
Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache said that the skilled workforce will add value to health service delivery.
She added that the new labour available in the market will steer the Country towards attaining Global and National Health Goals including Sustainable Development Goals,(SDGs), UHC, Vision 2030 among others.
“Human Resource for (HRH) is a key pillar of the Universal Health Coverage(UHC) goal,” Mochache said in a statement to newsrooms on Saturday.

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Mochache presided over the event on behalf of the Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe.
The PS said that the Ministry of Health is focusing on research-based medical training to equip health workers with the capacity to handle emerging technological trends and health issues.

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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 collegiate health care workers training systems in our health facilities, to achieve the desirable health workforce in the country in the shortest time possible,” she said.

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