KCM Centre

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre

The KCM Centre is one of four referral hospital in Tanzania and serves more than 11 million people in Northern Tanzania. The hospital has over 450 beds, with hundreds of outpatients and visitors coming to the centre every day. Over 1000 staffs are employed and the hospital is offering postgraduate courses for MSc degree in Urology, Ophthalmology, Surgery, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is staffed with 4 obstetrician and gynaecologist and 12 residents who are training to become specialists in gynaecology and obstetrics. The department attends 3500 deliveries per year. KCMcollege is a constituent component of Tumaini University, which is Tanzania’s largest university. The college offers 16 health-related degrees and has more than 1100 students making it the second largest academic health training institution in Tanzania. KCMcollege is organized in 3 Faculties (Medicine, Nursing and Rehabilitation Medicine). The College offers postgraduate specialty training (9 different Master of Medicine programs with clinical and academic focus), a Master of Public Health, and PhD training. The main pre-graduate training activity is the MD program with an annual uptake of 120 medical students.