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KMTC Lodwar Campus Background information, location, programmes and courses offered, fee structure, facilities, clinical experience sites, clubs, contacts

KMTC Lodwar Campus Background Information & Location

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) – Lodwar campus is one of the 71 constituent campuses of KMTC. The campus is located 200 meters east of Lodwar County Teaching and Referral Hospital on the Kakuma- Lokichoggio road in Turkana County, Kenya. It is adjacent to the Lodwar Youth Polytechnic and on the leeward side of the Lodwar High School hill.

KMTC Lodwar Campus Programmes and Courses offered

COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME DURATION EXAM BODY
Diploma in Health Promotion C plain in KCSE March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics C plain in KCSE March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics C- in KCSE March & Sep 2 years KNEC
Certificate in Nursing C- in KCSE March & Sep 2 years KNEC
Upgrading in Nursing C- in KCSE March & Sep 2 years KNEC
Upgrading in Nutrition and Dietetics C- in KCSE March & Sep 2 years KNEC
A six month course on Community Health and Development C- in KCSE March & Sep 2 years KNEC

KMTC Lodwar Campus Fee structure

Click HERE to view the KMTC fee structure for both regular and self-sponsored students.

KMTC Lodwar Campus Facilities

The facilities available at KMTC Lodwar Campus are:

  • A hostel block with a student capacity of 300 to give the students an on-campus accommodation.
  • Skills labs equipped with life-like models to provide the students with an opportunity to freely master nursing and medical skills before visiting clinical areas to deal with real patients.
  • Presence of competent tutors, skills lab assistants and student facilitators who are readily available for special training needs.
  • Staff quarters that are located near the campus so as to take care of the students’ learning needs
  • Well-equipped computer laboratory
  • A well-stocked library
  • Conference rooms
  • Classrooms
  • Dining hall

KMTC Lodwar Campus Clinical Experience sites

The main clinical experience site used by students at KMTC Lodwar Campus is the Lodwar County Teaching and Referral Hospital that is situated right next to the campus. Here, the students get the much needed clinical exposure using the top-of-the-art equipment and other facilities available in this hospital. Students get attached to Katilu, Lokichar, AIC Lokichoggio, Kitale, Gilgil, Nakuru, Bungoma, Eldoret and other health centers for clinical experience. Health facilities in Lodwar town and its environs are also used.

KMTC Lodwar Campus Clubs, societies and sports

The sporting activities available at KMTC Lodwar Campus include athletics, badminton, volleyball, netball, football, darts, rugby, chess, scrabble and table tennis.

The institution also has a number of clubs such as the Presidential Award club, Music club, Drama club and Christian Union.

KMTC Lodwar Campus Contacts

Physical location Lodwar town, Turkana county, Kenya
Postal address P.O. Box 126- 30500, Lodwar, Kenya
Phone number 0727261773
Email address lodwar@kmtc.ac.ke
Website https://kmtc.ac.ke

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