The Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) is a State Corporation established in 1927 through an Act of Parliament Cap 261 of the Laws of Kenya, amended by Act No. 5 of 2019.
KMTC stands as one of the oldest and largest Medical Training Colleges for training Health professionals in Kenya and East and Central Africa.
The College’s first formal training was at Kenya Institute of Administration, now Kenya School of Government (KSG), in Lower Kabete with four students undertaking Compounding Certificate course in Pharmacy.
The College is under the Ministry of Health, entrusted with the role of training various disciplines in the Health sector to serve the interests of East Africa and beyond. In the 2013-2017 strategic period, the College was re-categorized from PC 2 to PC 4A, expanding its mandate to include research and bringing it to the same level with other training and research institutions.
KMTC is headquartered in Nairobi, opposite Kenyatta National Hospital, along Old Mbagathi Road, and has 71 Campuses distributed across 43 Counties.