Diploma in Community Health and HIV/AIDS Management

Course overview

The Diploma in Community Health and HIV/AIDS management course aims at producing a health worker who is competent at addressing health issues based on a bottom up approach (i.e. from community to global perspective) and critically analyze the related health problems with a view of offering feasible solutions. The need to develop manpower in these disciplines has been necessitated by the fast increasing health problems at the community level resulting from ongoing occurrences such as urbanization, climate change together with emerging and re-emerging communicable and non-communicable diseases including HIV/AIDS. The country and the rest of the world need the manpower of these professionals so as to cope with these situations.

Duration

The total duration of the course is seven (7) trimesters or  two and half academic years.

Entry Requirements

An individual entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements:

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade of C -( C minus)

Or

  1. Passed Certificate in community health, community nutrition, community development OR equivalent qualification as approved by the relevant college.

Exceptions and Credit transfers shall be considered by the college

Industrial Attachment

You must undergo a minimum of sixteen (16) weeks or four (4) months of attachment in a recognized institution / organization .Thereafter, the student shall submit a written report for grading. In addition an examinable research project must be carried out in the final academic year in a specialized area selected by the student.

Examinations

There will be:

  • Continuous internal assessments coordinated by BCTI
  • Eternal assessments coordinated by KNEC / ABMA

Certification

To qualify for the award of the diploma a candidate must take and pass a minimum of 36 (thirty six) units. A candidate who satisfies the Board of examiners in all the examinations and other course requirement shall, on the recommendation of the Examination Committee be awarded the DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH AND HIV/AIDS MANAGEMENT.

Tuition Fees

Kshs. 90,000

Please call 0708177909 for more information. 

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