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Community Health and HIV - AIDS Management Diploma at Thika School of Medical Sciences

Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences

Community Health and HIV - AIDS Management Diploma program.

This Community Health and HIV - AIDS Management course offered at Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences, is a 2 years Diploma program accredited by KNEC.

  • Diploma
  • 2 years
  • Public Health

The Diploma in Community Health and HIV/AIDS Management aims at producing a health worker who is capable of addressing health issues on a bottom up approach i.e. from community to global perspective and critically analyze the related health problems with a view of proposing possible solutions.

HIV/AIDS is a global problem effecting communities and nations all over the world.

So that you can better understand what a career in community health looks like, here are some of the duties and responsibilities that you will be expected to discharge on a daily basis if you do the course.
  • Articulate health problems/challenges affecting the community
  • Participate diseases fighting programs in different capacities.
  • Educate the communities/societies on how to identify communicable and non-communicable diseases
  • Sensitize communities on pandemics such as the HIV/AIDS pandemic
  • Counsel people that have been affected by different diseases/ailments in the community
  • Help in Providing important health services (maternal, nutritional, family planning services, and more).

Community Health and HIV AIDS Management graduates are eligible to find employment in either of the following:

  • Hospital and private Hospitals
  • Non-Governmental organizations (World vision, AMPATH, world relief, compassion, Save the children, UNICEF, etc.)
  • National Government and counties ministries (ministry of health, agriculture, culture and social services)
  • Community projects
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Rescue centers
  • Faith based organization
  • Community based organization
  • Self-employment

Entry requirement

  • KCSE C- (minus)