Message from The Principal, CoHES

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

The College of Health Sciences is at the leadership position in preparing doctors, nurses, pharmacists, Public Health Officers and Medical Researchers for tomorrow’s many health care challenges. The college undertakes this task by collaborating with other similar institutions and research facilities such as Kenya Medical Research Institute.

The College is in close touch with the healthcare needs of the Kenyan People and the Government both at National and County levels.
Strengths in Education, Research and Healthcare quality improvement and care are brought together. Students are equipped with the skills to provide better health outcomes.

The college has five schools, namely School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing, School of Public Health and School of Biomedical Sciences.

The college of Health Sciences was founded by JKUAT Senate in 2011 and has been inspected and accredited by all the regulatory bodies for the degrees offered. Apart from undergraduate courses, post-graduate programs include masters and doctoral degrees by both coursework and research.

The college currently has a student population of 2,400 and offers a very conductive environment for both study and research.

VISION:
To excel in the training of health professionals for the Country’s development needs.

MISSION:
To produce competently trained health Professionals.

GOALS:
To improve health services through training of health professionals in line with the country’s development’s needs.

Prof. Haroun Mengech, MD, EBS.
Principal CoHES.

Contact Address:
Principal
College of Health Sciences
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
P. O. Box 62000-00200, Tel. 020-2027952
CITY SQUARE, NAIROBI, KENYA

Website: www.jkuat.ac.ke
Email: principal.cohes@jkuat.ac.ke