MKU Medical School ranked the overall best
Mount Kenya University Medical School has been ranked the best in Kenya with a score of 82 out of the possible 100 points in an inspection conducted by a joint team of technical health experts from the East African Community (EAC) Partner States National Medical and Dental Practitioners Regulatory Councils.
The University met the necessary requirements for the training of medical students in a task which ensured that 13 institutions were inspected.
MKU Medical School has been marked as the best institution in training medical students in Kenya. The inspection was done between March 2 and 6 2020 and was Chaired by Dr Nyemazi Alex, member, Education Committee, Rwanda Medical and Dental Council .
According to the review, upon completion of their studies, students from MKU can land opportunities within the EAC since the school meets the regional requirements for training of medical students.
The inspection focused on the major areas of governance and management, academic programmes, human resource, student affairs, infrastructure, monitoring and evaluation of programmes, research and innovation.
The medical School has adequate teaching and research infrastructure such as state-of-the-art Anatomy Laboratory and Science Laboratories . The School is in partnership with Strategic partners where the trainees undergo their practicum such as Thika and Machakos Level 5 hospitals among others.
Mount Kenya University was followed closely by Maseno University with 81 points and Kisii University with 80 points
Dr. Juliet Gathara, Dean Medical School applauded all the staff for the support they have given as she assured the management that it is through team work that the school whose vision is "To be a role model of excellence in science and technology, education and training in Africa" is able to excell
3RD JOINT INSPECTION OF NEW AND EXISTING MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCHOOLS BY THE EAC PARTNER STATES NATIONAL MEDICAL AND DENTAL PRACTITIONERS BOARDS AND COUNCILS IN THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA, 2ND – 6TH MARCH, 2020 PRESS RELEASE, Click to Download