Medical Department

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT

The Medical Department is headed by Chief Medical Officer. The Department offers health services to staff and their dependant, students and the community at large. The Medical Department has a capacity of 30 beds with maternity wing having 6 beds.

Vision:

To be the health care provider of choice in a world class university.

Mission:

To maintain a healthy environment through offering curative, promotive, preventive and rehabilitative to students, staff and members of the public in order to contribute to the realization of the overall University mission.

The department conducts workshops and health awareness week periodically to inform the university community on matters pertaining to health and the provision of health services.

The Department occasionally conducts Free Medical Camps which are geared towards reaching out to the members of the public as apart of the University corporate responsibility to improve the health status of the community.

Services available include:-

  • Triaging of patients/clients
  • Consultation.
  • Purchasing and dispensing of drugs
  • Basic laboratory investigations
  • Dental care and basic dental x-ray
  • Hospitalization
  • Psychological/counseling care
  • Nutritional care and counseling
  • Focused antenatal care
  • Postnatal care
  • Family planning care.
  • Referrals to specialists
  • STI/HIV/AIDS care and Tuberculosis management
  • Health education
  • Medical examination for food handlers.
  • Inspection of animal/food products before consumption.

In order to give quality health care, the department has created specialized clinic days for clients/patients to be attended by specialized health personnel in different fields in medicine.

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE.

The Department is divided into several sections headed by section heads.

These sections include:-

  • Administration.
  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Dental
  • Nutrition
  • Laboratory
  • Medical Records
  • Clinical
  • HIV/AIDS Section

Medical Staff List

 

Medical Department

P.O Box 536 – 20115, Egerton, Kenya

Tel:+254 51 221 7740, +254 51 221 7891, +254 51 221 7891 /2

Ext. 3286 or 3279

Fax: +254 51 221 7682