Introduction

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Prof. Paul Ayuo,
Principal, College of Health Sciences (CHS)

The College of Health Sciences, Moi University is located in Eldoret town next to and within the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. It was established as the first College campus of Moi University on 20th September 2011 during the inauguration of the first Principal. The establishment of the College of health Sciences is in line with the Moi university strategic plan of 2005-2015.

The College started as a Faculty of Health Sciences in 1989 and the first cohort of 40 students was admitted in 1990. The College has experienced phenomenal growth from its initial one faculty to a total of four Schools (Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Dentistry and Nursing). It has a student population of about 2,000 with a staff complement of over 500 of whom about 170 are academic staff.

The College offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs including doctorate degrees.

Prof. Paul Ayuo,
Principal, College of Health Sciences (CHS)

Vision

To be a centre of excellence in the training of heath professionls, conduct of health research and provision of extension services nationally and internationally
Mission

The mission of the College of Health Sciences is to become the leading health Sciences institution that produces quality health professionals that will address the health challenges of the 21st century that includes the MDGs. The College further aims at addressing the achievement of vision 2030 in the health sector through training, research and implementation of sustainable health programs. This is within the context of the Moi university mission of preserving, creating, and disseminating knowledge, conservation and development of scientific, technological and cultural heritage through quality teaching and research; the creation of conducive work and learning environment; and working with stakeholders for the betterment of society
The College of Health Sciences of Moi University is committed to providing quality education and services that meet the needs of its customers and stakeholders through quality and relevant teaching, research and community service and outreach. The College is committed to a quality work and learning environment that is grounded in intellectual and academic freedom, teamwork, quest for excellence, professionalism, discipline and continuous improvement of its products (programmes/activities) and services so as to achieve client/customer satisfaction. To be able to realise this commitment, the College will continually review its products (programmes/activities) and services to conform to the Quality Management Systems based on the ISO 9001 - 2008 Standards.
The total student enrolment now stands at 2000 out of whom 1600 are undergraduates. The students are registered in 6 undergraduate programs (MBChB, BSc Nursing, BSc Environmental Health, BDS, BSc Physiotherapy and BSc Medical Psychology). There are several masters programs including Master of Philosophy in Medical education, M Sc in Nursing, M Sc in immunology, M Sc in Bioethics, M Med in Child health and Paediatrics, M Med in Internal Medicine, M med Surgery, MMed Reproductive Health, M Med Orthopaedic Surgery and a Master of Public Health. One Doctor of Philosophy program in Medical Education is offered in the Department of Medical Education in the School of Medicine.
The College has modern teaching facilities that support academic programmes: The Learning Resource Centre, the Medical Education Conference Centre, the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital and the AMPATH centre. The upcoming Public Health, Dentistry and Nursing Complex (PDN Complex) is under construction and currently hosts the School of Dentistry.
The College of Health Sciences Moi University is headed by a Principal who is supported by the four Deans, a Chief Accountant and Administrative and Technical staff in the various support service departments and sections.
PROF. FABIAN ESAMAIPRINCIPAL, COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCESP.O BOX 4606 30100ELDORETTEL 254532060958/9254 (0)53-2033103-231FAX 254532033041254 (0)53-2033234E MAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Quality Policy

The College of Health Sciences of Moi University is committed to providing quality education and healthcare services that meet the needs of its customers and stakeholders through quality and relevant teaching, research, community service and outreach. The College is committed to quality services and learning environment that is grounded in intellectual and academic freedom, teamwork, quest for excellence, professionalism, discipline and continuous improvement of its products and services so as to achieve customer satisfaction. To be able to realize this commitment, the College will continually review its products and services to conform to Quality Management Systems based on the ISO 9001-2008 Standards and other relevant standards.

Vision and Mission

 

Vision

To be a center of excellence in training of health professionals nationally and internationally.

Mission

To produce quality healthcare professionals and provide healthcare services the address current and future challenges nationally and internationally.

 

Objectives

The College of Health Sciences will undertake to;

    1. Offer training and consultancy services.

    2. Provide community extension services and outreach activities.

    3. Develop innovative health professional education programs.

    4. Provide curative, promotive and preventive healthcare services.

    5. Establish and maintain linkages and collaborations.

    6. Develop and provide quality diagnostic services.

    7. Enhance research in conventional healthcare and alternative Medicine.

    8. Promote the welfare of staff.

Core Function

    1. Teaching and training

    2. Provision of healthcare services and consultancy

    3. Research and development

    4. Development and provision of diagnostic services

    5. Extension and community service.

 

Institutional Framework

The College of Health Sciences is managed by College Management Board, College Academic Board and College Administrative Board.

Management Board

The College Management Board is a link between the College and Moi University Management.

It comprises the following:-

    1. Principal, College of Health Sciences - Chairman

    2. Dean School of Medicine

    3. Dean School of Public Health

    4. Dean School of Dentistry

    5. Dean School of Nursing

    6. Director IBMI

    7. Ag. Chief Accountant

    8. Deputy Registrar, CHS   

The functions of the Board are:-

    1. Overall leadership, oversight and management of the College.

    2. Strategic planning and implementation.

    3. Receive reports and implement recommendations from College Academic Board and         College Administrative Board.

    4. Resource mobilization.

    5. Establishment of Collaboration, linkages and partnerships.

Academic Board

The College Academic Board comprises the following:-

    1. Principal, College of Health Sciences      - Chairman

    2. Dean School of Medicine

    3. Dean School of Public Health

    4. Dean School of Dentistry

    5. Dean School of Nursing

    6. Director IBMI

    7. All Heads of Academic Departments

    8. College of Health Sciences Librarian

    9. Dean of Students

    10. Ag. Chief Accountant

    11. Deputy Registrar, CHS    

    12. College of Health Sciences Postgraduate Coordinator

    13. College of Health Sciences Coordinator

    14. COBES, Chairperson

    15. Timetabling Coordinator

    16. Examinations Officer

    17. Students representative

The functions of the Board are :-

    1. Oversee development and review of Academic programs.

    2. Oversee implementation of Academic programs and activities.

    3. Consider and approve matters related to examination.

    4. Ensure compliance with Academic rules and regulations of the university.

    5. Implement decisions of the College Management Board

    6. Source, receive and award scholarships, grants and fellowships.

Administrative Board

The College Administrative Board Comprises the following: -

    1. Principal, College of Health Sciences - Chairman

    2. Dean School of Medicine

    3. Dean School of Public Health

    4. Dean School of Dentistry

    5. Dean School of Nursing

    6. Director IBMI

    7. Deputy Registrar

    8. Ag. Chief Accountant

    9. ISO Champion

    10. Senior Assistant Registrar Admissions

    11. Senior Assistant Registrar Examinations

    12. Procurement Officer

    13. Senior Assistant Registrar Central Services

    14. Catering Officer

    15. Security Officer

    16. Hostels Officer

    17. Estates & Maintenance Officer

    18. Medical Officer

    19. Public Health Officer

    20. College of Health Sciences Librarian

    21. Internal Auditor

    22. ICT Systems Administrator

    23. Dean of Students

    24. Public Relations Officer

    25. Transport Officer

REPRESENTATIVES OF DEANS TO COLLEGE ADMINSTRATIVE BOARD

    1. School of Medicine -Mrs Susan Tenai

    2. School Public Health-Mr. Fednard Ettyang

    3. School of Dentistry-Mrs. Hellen Chebii

    4. School of Nursing-Ms. Betty Chelobei

 

Contacts

PROF. PAUL AYUO

PRINCIPAL, COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

P.O BOX 4606 30100

ELDORET

TEL 254532060958/9

254 (0)53-2033103-231

FAX 254532033041

254 (0)53-2033234

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