DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT


This is a one and half year course whose objective is to equip students with skills and knowledge on patterns of diseases, organization and administration of different health services that may be provided to the community. At the end of the course, students are expected to be skilled and knowledgeable in the following areas:

UNITS

TERM ONE

ENG 999:       English Language
DCH 1601:     Communication Skills
DCH 1602:     Life Skills
DCH 1603:     Information Communication Technology
DCH 1604:     Entrepreneurship
DCH 1605:     Principles Of Community Health And Nutrition
DCH 1606:     Human Anatomy And Physiology
DCH 1607:     Food Production Safety And Hygiene.
DCH 1608:     Microbiology And Parasitology
DCH 1609:     Communicable Diseases
DCH 1610:     Community Nutrition Assessment And Surveillance

TERM TWO

DCH 1611:     Nutrition Throughout The Life Cycle
DCH 1612:     Therapeutic Nutrition In Disease Management
DCH 1613:     Food And Nutrition Security
DCH 1614:     Sexual And Reproductive Health
DCH 1615:     Health And Nutrition Education And Promotion
DCH 1616:     Environmental Health And Safety
DCH 1617:     Maternal And Child Health
DCH 1618:     Research Methods
DCH 1619:     Business Plan

TERM THREE

DCH 1620:     Project Management
DCH 16 21:    Management Of HIV And Aids
DCH 1622:     Epidemiology
DCH 1623:     Health Service Management
DCH 1624:     Nutrition And Public Health Law
DCH 1625:     Nutrition In Emergencies
DCH 1626:     Principals And Practice Of Management
DCH 1627:     Trade Project

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C- or KCE Div. 3 or the equivalent
  • Course open to Beginners, Community development workers, Pastors, Welfare officers and Fresh students

 FEES STRUCTURE

 FULLTIME/EVENING STUDENTS

Admission Fee 1,000
ID Card 300
Library 3,000
Field Trips 1,500
Activity 1,000
Tuition 81,000
Examination 4,500
KISWSO 1,000
Assessment 2,000
Graduation 2,000
Medical 600
GRAND TOTAL 97,900

DISTANCE LEARNING STUDENTS

Admission Fee 1,000
ID Card 300
Library 3,000
Activity fee 1,000
Tuition 81,000
Examination 4,500
Assessment 2,000
Workshops 4,500
Graduation 2,000
Medical 600
KISWSO 1,000
GRAND TOTAL 100,900