Master of Medicine in Reproductive Health

Tab Introduction

Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing in matters relating to sexual and reproduction function.

Reproductive Health addresses holistic wellbeing in all matters relating to the reproductive system at all stages of life in both women and men. In recent years, remarkable changes have occurred in the practice to include a broader view of women’s health, involving preventive, promotive, socio-economic and cultural aspects of health, in line with WHO definition of health and the Millennium Development Goals. Obstetrics and Gynecology is a clinical specialty in medicine that has mainly centred on diseases and curative care of women.

COurse Duration

The Master of Medicine in Reproductive Health (MMed RH) programme shall normally extend over a period of four years, with a maximum of eight years unless otherwise approved by Senate.

Award of degree

The Master of Medicine in Reproductive Health (MMed RH) of Moi University will be awarded to candidates on successful completion of the prescribed training program.

Course Structure

Part I:Year1

CODE COURSE UNITS
RHB 811 Sciences Basic to Obstetrics & Gynaecology 16
RHB 812 Communication and Counselling Skills 6
RHC 813 Clinical Skills in Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2
MME 801 Innovative Medical Education 2
MMR 801 Research Methods and Proposal Writing 4
MMC802 Biomedicine Literature Appraisal 2
MMB 801 Epidemiology & Biostatistics 4
MMB 803 Introduction to information technology 2
MMC 810 Medical Ethics,Physicianships &Legal Medicine 2
                                                                                             Total 40

Part I:Year2

CODE COURSE UNITS
RHB 821 Behavioural Sciences in Relation to Sexuality 3
RHC 822 Infections in Reproductive Health 12
RHC 823 Feto-Maternal Medicine 4
RHB 824 Paediatric and Adolescent Reproductive Health 4
RHC 825 Perinatal Care 2
RHC 826 Family Planning 4
RHC 827 Imaging in Reproductive Health 4
CHM 803 Health Services Management & Health Policy 4
                                                                                                   Total 37

Part II: Year3

CODE

COURSE

UNITS

RHC 831

Obstetrics

12

RHC 832

Medical Disorders in Pregnancy

4

RHC 833

Subfertility

4

RHC 834

Sexual Health

2

RHC 835

Community-Based Reproductive Health Care and Education

6

MMR 899

Research Project Implementation (Data collection & analysis)

5

RHE 831

Electives

6

                                                                                                      Total

39

Part II: Year4

CODE

COURSE

UNITS

RHC 841

Gynaecological Oncology

12

RHC 842

Urogynaecology

6

RHB 843

Sexual and Reproductive Health and  Rights

4

RHC 844

Menopause & Andropause

2

RHC 845

Mental disorders in Reproductive Health

3

RHC 846

Anaesthesia & analgesia

3

MMR 899

Research Project Implementation (Thesis Writing & Defence)

4

                                                                                                      Total

34

 

 

 

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