Department of Health Management and Informatics


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATICS

INTRODUCTION
The Department of Health Management & Informatics is one of the three (3) departments in the School of Public Health. The department came into existence in the year 2011 when the former Department of Public Health became the School of Public Health This was propelled by the need to strengthen delivery of training of innovative and creative public health professionals and researchers; in addition to improve community engagement.
MISSION
The mission of the department is to train and produce health workers who can promote health for all and the prevention of disease through the empowerment of communities to take control over health-related risk factors and thereby improve their well-being.

VISION
It is envisaged that the department of public health becomes a highly competitive center of excellence in training, research and scholarship both in the local, regional and international environments.
OBJECTIVES

  • To provide a broad-based repertoire of knowledge, attitudes and skills for the diagnosis and analysis of public health issues.
  • To inculcate the theoretical framework and application of epidemiological principles and statistical techniques in the assessment of scientific evidence, community health needs, planning and evaluation of public health programs.
  • To provide an understanding and application of the principles of disease prevention and health promotion in the development of public health intervention strategies.
  • To equip the students with appropriate knowledge and professional ethics in research.
  • To enhance the performance of public health managers and their organizations through an objective understanding and application of the principles of public health law, health policy development and reforms is including occupational health and safety.

Department Location

The department is located in Kenyatta University - Main Campus at the School of Public Health 8-4-4 Complex 2nd Floor Room 106

Departmental Collaborations

The Department has collaborations with various local and international institutions of higher learning

  • Tulane University - USA
  • Hebrew University - Israel
  • Local NGOs
  • Local State Universities and Research Institutions.
  • Relevant Government Ministries
  • Afya Info
  • Palladium International Group

 

Career Opportunities

 

Our graduates get employment in a wide range of areas including:

 

  • Hospitals
  • Research Institutions
  • Ministry of Health
  • County Governments
  • Banks (Health Programs)
  • Academic Institutions
  • United Nations Organizations
  • Health Care Insurance Organizations

 

  • Non-Governmental Organizations

 

Undergraduate Degree Programmes

  1. BSc. Health Records and Information Management
  2. BSc. Health Service Management

Post Graduate Programs

 

  1. Master of Science in Health Information Management
  2. Master of Science in Health Management

 

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Modes of Study

The modes of study in which these programs are offered are: Full time, and Institutional Based Program (IBP).

Credit Transfer

University regulations shall apply

Tuition Fees for all programs

East Africans – Kshs.120,000.00 pa.

Non-East Africans – Kshs.175,000.00 p.a.

Statutory Fees – Kshs.21,200.00 p.a.

1. BSc. Health Records and Information Management

Entry Requirements

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus) in English or Kiswahili, Biology/Biological Sciences and Mathematics OR a Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology from a recognized institution with at least two (2) years relevant post qualification experience. In addition, the candidate should have obtained a C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at EACE.

2. BSc. Health Service Management

Entry Requirements

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or its equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in English/Kiswahili, Mathematics and any one (1) Science or Humanities subject OR A Diploma in Management or Health Systems Management from a recognize institution with at least 2 years relevant post qualification experience. In addition the candidate should have obtained a mean grade of C (plain) at KCSE or Division III at EACE.

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Modes of Study

The modes of Study in which these programs are offered are: Full time and Evenings and Weekends.

Duration and Pattern of Post Graduate Courses

The Masters Degree Courses shall extend over a minimum period of eighteen (18) months. The course will be offered by Coursework, Examination and Thesis (or Project where stated).

Tuition Fees for all programs

East Africans – Kshs.130,000.00 pa.

Non-East Africans – Kshs.175,000.00 p.a.

Statutory Fees – Kshs.22,700.00 p.a.

Field Courses – Kshs.10,000.00

Master of Science in Health Information Management &

Master of Science in Health Management.

Entry Requirement

  • The common regulations for all Masters degrees in the Univer-sity shall apply.
  • A holder of a first degree in the following fields: Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Dentistry.
  • A holder of a first degree, First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Upper Division ) in any of the following fields: Health Records & Information, Health Service Management, Environmental Health, Community Health, Nutrition, Psychology, Information Science, Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Community Development, Public Administration, Law and Human Resource Management.
  • A holder of a first degree Second Class (lower Division) in the above disciplines with a minimum of two years post qualification experience in a health related field.
  • A holder of a first degree with a health related Post Graduate Diploma of Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution, with at least 2 years post qualification experience.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

The departmental Ph.D course is by research and thesis.

Entry requirement

Masters in Public Health / Masters in Health Related Field from a recognized institution

Duration of Study

Minimum 3 years

The department has an adequate mix of highly trained professionals with a wide range of research interests in the following areas:

  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Health Laws and Ethics
  • Occupational Health and safety
  • Project Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Health Informatics
  • Mobile health
  • Health Insurance and Indemnity

 

We are committed to courtesy and excellence in Service Delivery

SERVICES RENDERED

REQUIREMENTS

CHARGES

TIMELINE

Unit Registration

Unit Registration Form

Finance Clearance

Free

Immediate

Examination Results Queries

 

Missing Marks Form

 

Free

½ day

Authority for Research Data Collection

 Unit Registration Form

Research Application Form

Free

½ day

Recommendation Letters

 Student ID

Free

Immediate

Introduction Letters

 Student ID

Free

Immediate

Clearance for graduation

Student ID

Clearance Form

Free

Immediate

Follow ups on Attachment Loans

 

Student ID

Unit Registration Form

Free

1 month

Programme Inquiry

 Results Slips

Free

Immediately

 

In case of complaints or compliments regarding the services offered, please contact:

The Chairman, Department of Health Management & Informatics

P. O. Box 43844 – 00100, Nairobi.

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