Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology carried out two training sessions in Health Communication targeting Healthcare Service Providers within counties in the Western region of Kenya. The trainings were held between 23rd -24th April, 2018 in Vihiga County and 26th-27th April, 2018 in Busia County as part of 2017-2018 Financial Year Performance Contract target. The programme aimed at improving communication skills of Healthcare Service Providers for better service delivery in their respective facilities.
Previously, the University trained two hundred Healthcare Services Providers from Kisumu, Kisii, Homabay and Siaya Counties. Collectively, the programmehas equipped a total of three hundred Healthcare Service Providers with skills in health communication.
This is an initiative of JOOUST Outreach programme to transfer skills and knowledge to the community. The programme is offered in partnership with University of Nairobi and other Public Universities in Kenya to improve the working relationship between the Healthcare Service Providers with their clients.