Governor Julius Malombe hosted Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) director Mr. Peter Tum Thursday afternoon (2nd July 2015) where they discussed the imminent opening of a second campus in Mwingi at length.
Opening of the new campus will make Kitui County a home to two KMTC Campuses with locals set to benefit significantly from increased training opportunities.
Five courses namely; nursing, clinical medicine, public health, lab technology and health records will be offered to trainees in the new campus with others expected to be introduced as the campus stabilizes.
Governor Malombe pledged his Government’s support to the medical college in its quest to continue offering quality training to medical students in the County.
The KMTC director revealed that KMTC was at advanced stages in drawing up a policy which will see a certain percentage of students admitted to the college coming from the respective areas the campuses are located.