College of Medicine and Health Sciences
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.