The Nursing Council of Kenya has lauded the contribution by Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology in training and building capacity of nurses in the region. Officials from the Nursing Council of Kenya who paid a courtesy call to the Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof William Shivoga on Thursday, April 13, 2017 after inspecting and assessing the suitability of MMUST as an examination centre.

Ms. Edna Tallam - Kimaiyo, the CEO, Nursing Council of Kenya, commended the MMUST for its role in enhancing the Nursing profession. She noted that MMUST has a huge catchment area that should be tapped and underscored the need for continuous improvement.

Ms. Kimaiyo called upon the University management to ensure that the lecturer Student ratio of 1: 10 as recommended by the Council is adhered to so as to ensure quality training. She added that there is need for MMUST to work on modalities of retaining staff by improving on risk and extraneous allowances in line with the market trends.

Receiving Ms. Edna Tallam – Kimaiyo, the Registrar, Nursing Council of Kenya and Mr. Joseph Ngutiku, the Education officer, Ag. VC, Prof. Shivoga on behalf of the Vice Chancellor Prof. Eng. FAO Otieno said that the School of Nursing and Midwifery is a flagship school of the University and the University management is keen on nurturing it. 

Prof. Shivoga noted that MMUST has the capacity to provide quality training and is happy to collaborate with the Council. He thanked the Nursing Council of Kenya for choosing MMUST as an examination centre. The examinations which will be held in a fortnight will see over 500 hundred nurses use MMUST facilities during their 3 day national examinations.

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