Faculty of Health Sciences

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Dean of Faculty
Vision
A College of Health Sciences with various schools and specialties that offer exemplary training and quality research in health care.
Mission
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To facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and skills in different specialties for effective and efficient management of health care.
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FACULTY QUALITY OBJECTIVES

  1. Provide training programs that 100% equip students with appropriate knowledge, skills and competences in Health Sciences.
  2. To publish at least three (3) research publications per academic year in refereed journals.
  3. Improve staff competence and motivation by 90% through regular/in-service training for attainment of efficient and satisfactory service delivery annually.
  4. Create a conducive work and study environment for all staff and students by documenting and addressing all feedback reported every month.
  5. Increase student enrollment by 10% and completion rate by 80% annually.

 

 
 

Committees

 
 
 
FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
 
FACULTY COMMITTEES
 

 

  1. CURRICULUM AND QIALITY ASSURANCE COMMITTEE

 
i. Dr. Stellamaris Muthoka - Chairperson
 
ii. Ms. Catherine Wanyanga
 
iii. Mrs. Jackbeth Mugo
 
iv. Dr. George Muganya
 
v. Dr. Dennis Rono
 

 

  1. RESEARCH AND POST GRAGUATE PROGRAMS COMMITTEE

 
i. Dr. Amos Otara - Chairperson – Faculty Rep to BPGS
 
ii. Rodgers Chemoiwa
 
iii. Mr. R.L. Mawenzi
 
iv. Dr. C. Lakati
 
v. Dr. E.K. Mbuthia - Faculty Rep to Division of Research
 

 

  1. ADMISION AND TRAINING COMMITTEE

 
i. Dr. Peter Oduor - Chairperson
 
ii. Dr. J. P. Sewe
 
iii. Dr. A. Njoki
 
iv. Mr. D. K. Njeru
 
v. Mrs. A. Maranga
 

 

  1. SEMINARS/WORKSHOP/LINKAGES COMMITTEE

 
i. Mr. R.O Omenge - Chairperson
 
ii. Ms. P. Mosoi
 
iii. Ms. C. Wanyanga
 
iv. Dr. J. Nondi
 
v. Dr. Gitau
 
vi. Ms. Beatrice Nandwa
 

 

  1. WELFARE COMMITTEE

 
i. Ms. Jane Ombura
 
ii. Mrs. E. Kalya
 
iii. Ms. J. Sewe
 
iv. Dr. Mwaniki
 
v. Dr. E. Onsomu
 

  1. FACULTY MAMAGEMENT AND DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE

 
i. Dr. P.F. Tsimbiri
 
ii. Dr. S. O. Obure COD Medical Physiology Dept
 
iii. Mr. R.L. Mawenzi COD CLINMED Dept
 
iv. Dr. K. Mbati COD Human Anatomy Dept
 
v. Dr. C. Mungatana COD Surgery Dept
 
vi. Dr. K. Gogo COD Internal Medicine
 
vii. Dr. E.K. Mbuthia COD FOND
 
viii. Dr. V. Kiprono COD Nursing
 
ix. Dr. R.K. Sang COD COMH
 
x. Dr. N. Njogu COD Reproductive health
 
xi. Dr. E. Kibaru COD Child Health
 
xii. Dr. M. Abdille COD Pathology Dept
 

 

  1. ENVIROMENTAL RISK AND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

 
i. Dr. N. Njogu
 
ii. Ms. Stella Kulei
 
iii. Mr. S. Ngugi
 
iv. Mr. Amayoti
 
v. Dr. C. Odeny
 

 

  1. EXAMINATION AND TIMETABLING COMMITTEE

 

    1. Dr. B. Lishenga Associate Dean/Chairman
    2. Dr. D.K. Ngotho Co-ordinator MBChB YR3 -6/ Exam Officer Reproductive Health
    3. Mr. D. K. Njeru CIMS Programs Coordinator
    4. Dr. C Lakati Exam Officer, Human Anatomy
    5. Dr. Dennis Rono Exam Officer, Medical Physiology
    6. Mr. S. Mbugua Exam Officer FOND
    7. Dr. O. Ombera Exam Officer, Child Health
    8. Dr. S. K. Muthiu Exam Officer Pathology
    9. Dr. J. Nondi Exam Officer, Internal Medicine
    10. Mr. N. Mbuya Exam Officer, Nursing
    11. Dr. T.N. Nganda Exam Officer COMH
    12. Dr. Idris Chikope Exam Officer, Surgery
    13. Ms. B. Nandwa AA, FHS

 

 

 
 

News Updates

The Faculty of Health Sciences funeral home will soon open its doors to the public by the end of June 2014. Our aim is to help family relatives and friends send their loved ones in a dignified manner.
As the university signifies its open/recognition day, the faculty will be proud to officially open the new ultra modern Human Anatomy complex.The faculty recently held its 2nd annual awards giving day on 31st May, 2013. 20 students were feted with excellence certificates while 38 class representatives were honored for service to the faculty. The event was graced by Prof. L. Nakhone Wati, Principal Nakuru Town Campus College.

Faculty of Health Sciences

 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Samson O. Obure MBChB, M.Med (University of Nairobi) Dean Faculty of Health Science P.O. Box 536-20115, Egerton , Kenya. TEL:+254 51 22 16 20 71. Fax: 2217827
Email address: fhs@egerton.ac.ke or sobure@egerton.ac.ke

 
It is with great pleasure that I welcome you all to the Faculty website.  The Faculty of Health Sciences is located on two campuses of Egerton University both Njoro main campus (pre-clinical courses) and Nakuru Town campus next to the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital Nakuru (Clinical programmes & Nursing).The Faculty of Health Sciences has experienced phenomenal growth since 1999 when it started as one department to the current eleven (11) fully established departments.  With this steady development, the faculty is focused on growing into a college of Health Sciences in the near future.The mandate of the faculty is to teach and train high caliber health-care professionals, provide healthcare services and consultancy, conduct research and participate in extension, outreach and community services.Our vision is a College of Health Sciences with various schools and specialties that offer exemplary training and quality research in health care.Our mission is to facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and skills in different specialties for effective and efficient management of health care.The Faculty has highly qualified and internationally recognized complement of staff who have earned honors for their teaching and research contributions. (see faculty staff profiles)•    Academic Staff – 60•    Non-academic Staff – 40 Our academic programs are very competitive, flexible, relevant and consistent with Global National, Community and Individual health needs.    Our current student population is at 1,060.The faculty has modern and fully equipped facilities to execute its mandate.  Among them is the Faculty of Health Sciences Complex in Milimani Nakuru and Human Anatomy Complex in Njoro that houses the Histology and Human Anatomy Labs as well as an Ultra Modern Funeral Home that offers various mortuary services.Our research activities span from basic to applied and operational research with strong platforms in tuberculosis, HIV, using students as ambassadors on message delivery and non-communicable diseases.

Faculty of Health Sciences Programmes

PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT THE FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Requirements: Mean grade B (Plus)
Cluster
· Language (English and Kiswahili) B+
· Mathematics/Physics B+
· Biology B+
· Chemistry B+
Diploma in Clinical Medicine grandaunts with at least Credit Pass may also apply or other science related courses.
Mode of study: Full time
Duration: 6 years
Tuition Fees: 380,000 p.a.
Study centre: Year 1 & 2 will be in Njoro campus while year 3, 4, 5 & 6 will
be in the Faculty of Health Sciences – Nakuru Town opposite Rift Valley PGH
2. Bachelor of Science In Nursing (In-Service)
Minimum Requirements
· Duly Registered with Nursing Council of Kenya
· A diploma in Nursing
a) Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN) or
b) Kenya Registered Nursing with Kenya Registered Midwifery and Kenya Public Nursing (KRN/KRM/KPHN)
· At least Three Years Experience Post Registration
· Must have had a minimum of a C (Plain) in KCSE/Division II in KCE

Mode of study: Full time
Duration: 9 terms Equivalent to 2 ½ years
Tuition Fees: 180,000 p.a.
Study centre: Faculty of Health Sciences – Nakuru Town opposite Rift Valley PGH.
3. Bachelor of Science In Nursing (Pre-Service)

MINIMUN REQUIREMENTS
K.C.S.E. (C+). With C+ In languages, Biology, Physics,/ Mathematics & Chemistry

4. Bachelor of Science in Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics

Requirements: Mean grade C+ (Plus)
Cluster
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics C+
· Candidates with atleast a Credit Diploma from a recognized institution may also apply.
Mode of study: Full time
Duration: Four academic years and two to three for in-service students based on credit-factor transfer.
Tuition Fees: 110,000 p.a.
Study centre: Njoro Campus

. Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences
Requirements: Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent in Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics or related programme from Egerton University or any other institution recognized by Egerton University.
Mode of study: Full time, evening classes
Duration: 1 ½ Academic years
Tuition Fees: 137,700 p.a.
Study centre: Nakuru Town Campus

1. Bachelor of Science In Clinical Medicine & Surgery (In-Service)
Requirements: Diploma in Clinicam Medicine and Sugery Or
Mean grade C (Plain)
Cluster

    • Language English/Kiswahili C
    • Mathematics or Physics C
    • Biology or Biological Science C
    • Chemistry or Physical Science C

Mode of study: Full time
Duration: 3 years
Tuition fees: Regular program
Study centre: First year will be in Njoro campus while year 2 & 3 in Faculty of Health Sciences – Nakuru Town opposite Rift Valley PGH
2. Bachelor of Science In Clinical Medicine & Surgery (Pre-Service)
Requirements: K.C.S.E. (B-), With B- in
Cluster

    • Language English/Kiswahili C
    • Mathematics or Physics C
    • Biology or Biological Science C
    • Chemistry or Physical Science C

Mode of study: Full time
Duration: 3 years

FEES:
I. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (In- Service)
II. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Pre- Service)
Tuition Fee (Per year ) – Ksh. 200,000

III. Bachelor of Science in Food Nutrition & Dietetics
IV. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
V. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine (In- Service)
VI. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine (Pre- Service)
Tuition Fee (Per year ) – Ksh. 110,000

VII. Bachelor of Science in Medicine and Surgery
Tuition Fee (Per year ) – Ksh. 400,000

 

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