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Tropical Institute Of Community Health And Development(TICH)

The Institute is unique in its focus in the health and development of disadvantaged communities. All the academic and professional programs offered respond to the current situation in Africa demanding capacity building in order to address health and development issues in the African context. OFFICIAL TICH WEBSITE

Programs

Masters:

Masters in Community Health and Development : Full time: 5 semesters
Masters in Community Health and Development: Part time (Saturday-Sunday) : 8 semesters
Masters in Community Health and Development : Distance Learning: 7 semesters

Higher Diploma:

Higher Diploma in Community Health Development : Full time: 2 Semesters
Higher Diploma in Community Health and Development: Part time (Saturday-Sunday): 4 Semesters
Higher Diploma in Community Health and Development : Distance Learning: 3 Semesters

Bachelors:

Bachelors in Community Health and Development: Full time (Direct Entry): 8 Semesters
Bachelors in Community Health and Development: Full time (Upgraders): 5 Semesters
Bachelors in Community Health and Development: Distance Learning (Upgraders): 6 Semesters
Bachelors in Community Health and Development: Part time (Upgraders) (Saturday-Sunday) : 6 Semesters
Bachelor of Science in Community Nutrition: Full time (Direct Entry): 8 Semesters
Bachelor of Science in Community Nutrition: Part time (Upgraders) (Saturday-Sunday) : 6 Semesters
Bachelor of Science in Community Nutrition: Distance Learning (Upgraders): 5 Semesters

Diplomas:

Diploma in Community Health and Development: Full Time (Direct Entry): 6 Semesters
Diploma in Community Health and Development: Part time (Post Basic) (Saturday-Sunday) : 3 Semesters
Diploma in Community Health and Development: Evening classes - 1730-2030Hrs- (Post Basic): 3 semesters
Diploma in Community Nutrition: Full time (Direct Entry): 4 semesters

Certificates:

Certificate in Community Nutrition: Full time (Direct Entry): 2 Semester
Certificate in Community Health: Health Information Systems and Surveillance : 12 units
Certificate in Community Health:  Agribusiness option: 12 Units

Short courses

The short courses seek to focus on the peculiar and common problems that graduates are likely to confront in their practice and are based on contemporary issues such as:
• International Health
• Health care in complex, chronic emergency situations
• Health economics, financing and poverty reduction
• Health, ethics and human rights
• Reproductive and child health
• Health policy analysis and development.
• Communication and Technology
• Advanced Research Methods


Research capabilities

TICH has engage in research within and outside the region. In improving the performance of district health systems in Kenya, the Institute was involved in spearheading the development of the community strategy for Kenya which was tested in six pilot districts in Nyanza Province, Kenya before it was scaled up in the whole country in Kenya as a policy.

The research activities of the Institute aim at developing new and creative approaches for responding to systemic and conceptual issues in health and development. To ensure relevance in its research activities the Institute focuses on participatory action research and develops, tests and replicates models, approaches and innovations at various levels of health and development systems.

Through its partnership program and using its Essential Elements of Dignified Livelihood (EEDL) model, the Institute undertakes and implements, in collaboration
with communities and institutions various community and institution-based health and development programs that contribute to poverty alleviation and combating ill health.

Current research projects


The university is currently engaged in various research projects.

1. Scale up of Community Strategy for accelerated maternal and neonatal and child health in Siaya and Homabay counties
The project aims to scale up and accelerate maternal and neonatal and child health indicators in Homabay and Siaya counties in Kenya. It is hoped that this will significantly reduce the current burden of disease, and contribute to the achievement of MDGs. This is a UNICEF supported project.


2. Strengthening The Health System Through Collaborative Research
The project aims to strengthen uptake and functionality of Community Health Strategy by building capacities of the community to establish and maintain Community Units for health and development. It endeavors to produce evidence on; uptake of the Community Health Services elements; cost-effectiveness of CHS; and task shifting to level one. It is being implemented in 3 districts (Kisumu, Butere and Garrissa). This is a Consortium National Health Research (CNHR).

3. Linking Community Based Health Information System And Institutional Health System For Effective Decision Making
The project aims at strengthening and testing effectiveness of CBIS-HIS linkage and the effect to service uptake. It is being implemented in 3 districts (Kisumu, Butere and Garrissa). This is an IDRC funded project

4. Budget monitoring and advocacy for improved efficiency in health resource utilization

A project aiming at training community health committee members on health budget monitoring and advocacy for improved efficiency in health resource utilization. It is currently running in 5 districts in Nyanza and Western Provinces. This is a WEMOS funded project.

5. Liberating vulnerable communities from abject poverty through training for livelihood and cash transfer support.
This is a project aiming at liberating vulnerable communities from abject poverty through training for livelihood and cash transfer support. It targets Peri-urban area of Nyalenda. This is a concern funded project.

6. Revitalizing the Stall in fertility decline.
This is a project to support sensitization of the community on family planning. The project aim to produce a model for community based family planning system. It covers 4 district drawn across Western and Nyanza Provinces. This is an APHRC funded project

7. scaling up Community Health Services
The project aims at scaling up Community Health Services in 25 districts across the country. This is a SIMAVI funded project

8. Promoting the uptake of PMTCT services among pregnant mothers
The project aims at promoting the uptake of PMTCT services among pregnant mothers in the Greater Nyamira. This is a CDC funded project

9. Building the capacity of CBOs in partnering communities through trainings
The Project aims at building the capacity of CBOs in partnering communities through trainings on governance, management and resource mobilization for health and development activities. The project’s main objective is to build the capacity of Community Units to become sustainable, so far 15 Community Units drawn from 7 districts in Nyanza and Western are beneficiaries. This is a SIMAVI funded project

10. Improving the nutrition status for the under fives in the Peri-urban slum
The project aims at improving the nutrition status for the under fives in the Peri-urban slum of Nyalenda. This is a concern funded project.


Collaboration and networking

The training and education at the Institute is enriched by collaborative programs with various universities. Current external collaborations are with Cheng’ Kung University of Taiwan, Stellenbosch University of South Africa, University of Amsterdam, University of Ottawa, L’Université Libre Des Pays Grands Lacs (ULPGL) in Goma (DRC), the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Emory University.

FEE STRUCTURE

Courses

Duration of study

Tuition Fee Per Semester (Ksh)

Fee per Year
3 semesters

Total Course fee

Department of Community Health and Development

Diploma in Community Health and Development (DCHD ) -Direct

Full time,         6 semesters

40,000

 

120,000

240,000

Diploma in Community Health and Development (DCHD )-Post Basic

Part time,        3 semesters

50,000

150,000

150,000

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Community Health & Development- Direct

Full time,         8 semesters

52,500

157,500

420,000

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Community Health & Development -Upgrading

Full time,         5 semesters

52,500

157,500

262,500

Masters in Community Health and Development (MCHD) Part Time

Part time,        8 semesters

60,000

180,000

480,000

 

Masters in Community Health and Development (MCHD) Full Time

Full time,         5 semesters

 

96,000

 

288,000

 

480,000

Department of Community Nutrition

Certificate in Community Nutrition

Full time,          2 semesters

30,000

60,000

60,000

Diploma in Community Nutrition

Full time,         4 semesters

30,000

90,000

120,000

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Community Nutrition (Direct Entry)

Full time, Part Time, Open learning

8 Semesters

40, 000

 

120,000

320,000

Mandatory Fees

PAYABLE ONCE


Application Fee-1,000
Registration Fee-2,000

Nursing Students are required to pay Kshs 8,550/= once on commencement of their course for submission to Nursing Council of Kenya(NCK) for indexing and materials.


PAYABLE PER SEMESTER


Mandatory Fee-5,000 per semester
(Library, IT, Medical Fees)

Examination Fee-1,200 per semester

GLUKSO-500 per semester     Total 6,700 per semester

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Certificate
KCSE mean grade of C- (minus) OR equivalent

Diploma
KCSE with a minimum mean grade of C (plain) OR equivalent

Undergraduate Programmes
KCSE Mean Grade of C+ and above OR equivalent
Diploma from a recognized University

Post Graduate Programmes
A recognized University Degree or Higher Diploma OR its equivalent

Accommodation

Students who wish to be assisted to secure hostel accommodation are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students as soon as they receive their admission letters.

The University has three admissions in a calendar year; January, May and September. Applicants should indicate the semester in which they intend to commence their studies.

For Enquiries:

Applicants can obtain application forms fom our Kibos Campus, Milimani Campus and Nairobi Campus. Application forms can also be obtained from our website. www.gluk.ac.ke

Nairobi Campus, Sunview Estate, Opposite Kenyatta Market, P.O. BOX 60827 – 00200, Nairobi Tel: 0723-686443, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Applications can be addressed to:

Academic Registrar, Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK)

P.O. BOX 2224 – 40100 Kisumu, Kenya.
Tel: +254 770 410 698
Mobile: 0736 550 505
E- mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

NOTE
Payments made directly to our account, details of which are given below

BANK DETAILS
BANK NAME            :        Kenya Commercial Bank Ltd
ACCOUNT NAME      :        Great Lakes University of Kisumu
ACCOUNT NO         :        1117142876
CURRENCY             :        Kenya Shillings
SWIFT CODE          :        KCBLKENX077

OR

BANK NAME            :   Cooperative Bank of Kenya
ACCOUNT NAME      :   Great Lakes University of  Kisumu
ACCOUNT NO         :    01129012485700
CURRENCY             :    Kenya Shillings
SWIFT CODE          :    KCOOKENA

OR

BANK NAME            :   Standard Chartered Bank  
ACCOUNT NAME   :   TICH TRUST
ACCOUNT NO       :   0102093484600
CURRENCY             :   Kenya Shillings
SWIFT CODE           :   SCBL KE NX XXX

 

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PHD APPLICATION

Centre for Postgraduate Studies and Research

Invites applicants  for  the January 2014 intake
The program is largely by research though there are a number of research courses taught.

The taught courses run for a duration of six months but may be staggered as may be convenient to students and staff.

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