Capacity Building

Overview

MEDS Capacity Building programmes seek to contribute to the social pillar of Kenyas Vision 2030 by developing the capacity of practicing health workers to ensure that they have the relevant skills and competencies to serve Kenyans. This also contributes towards health workforce retention in the rural and marginalized areas. Since 1987, MEDS has trained over 18,000 health workers in diverse fields and cadres including medical, nursing and clinical officers.

Tailor made courses for health workers include: Health Facility Management, Project Management, Customer Care and Public Relations, Human Resource Management, Health Care Financing, Commodity Supply Chain Management, Clinical management of common diseases and HIV Testing & Counselling amongst others.

MEDS also offers Mentorship and Technical Assistance to various organizations on supply chain management. Past and current beneficiaries include the Joint Medical Stores (JMS) of Uganda, Christian Health Association of Malawi and Christian Health Association of Zambia Christian Health Association of Nigeria. In 2012, MEDS took up the supply chain function of Centre for Disease Control funded KARP and CHAP treatment projects to provide Technical assistance in all aspects of pharmaceutical management beginning with quantification and storage to patient safety; pharmacovigilance and monitoring of Adverse Drug Reactions.

Summary ATP 2017 Rates