College of Medicine and Health Sciences

Dean's Message

Wachemo University College of Medicine and Health Science commenced its function in 2012 admitting students in four departments (Public Health, Midwifery, Nursing and medicine). Currently, the college have three schools (School of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing) and eleven departments (Medicine, Comprehensive Nursing, Paediatrics Nursing, Surgical Nursing, Public Health, Anaesthesia, Midwifery, Medical Laboratory Science, Pharmacy, Doctor of Dental Medicine and Health Informatics).

There are more than 2,850 students in the college of medicine and health sciences both in UG and PG programs. The college has a total of 370 academic and administrative staffs with 8 PhDs, 20 Assistant Professors, 55 Specialists, 160 Lecturers and other staffs. There are four postgraduate programs in the school of public health (General MPH, Epidemiology, RH and Health Education), one MSc program in Clinical Pharmacy and four specialty programs (General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Orthopedic Surgery, and Obstetrics and Gynecology) in school of medicine.

The university have made its own determined efforts in renovation and expansion of NEMMCSH to make it conducive for clinical, academic, professional trainings, and research and community services with the mission of improving medical care; health and wellbeing of the public through academic, clinical and community service and to serve as a centre for technology transfer and capacity building in medical research and training. The college of medicine and health science is working vigorously aiming to be a center of excellence in education, health promotion and disease prevention, and the delivery of health care, undertaking all activities with the highest ethical standards maximizing our human, intellectual, and fiscal resources with Proactive and sound decision making and satisfying the needs of the public.

The college and its staffs have appreciation and are thankful for the supportive leadership that Wachemo University have, attracting and retaining faculty, staff, and students that reflect WCU diverse population in Collaborations and partnerships within the CMHS, WCU and with outside institutions, and communities striving for the development of our college through a commitment to lifelong learning and achievement.