AMREF Virtual Training School eLearning Courses


  • ECHN – KRCHN eUpgrading Programme

This diploma course is taught through specially designed eLearning modules and employs a flexible approach that allows you to study at your own time and pace as you continue to work and attend to your usual daily activities.  The program also gives nurses an opportunity to access a soft loan from Kenya Women Finance Trust to finance their studies.

Admission criteria:

Be a Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse (KECHN)

  • Enrolled Nurse / Midwife EN/M - KRCHN eUpgrading Programme

The School also offers an eLearning Diploma course that enables Enrolled Nurses / midwives (EN/Ms) to upgrade to the level of Kenya Registered Community Health Nurses (KRCHN).

Admission criteria:

Be an Enrolled Nurse Midwife (EN/M)

  • Comprehensive Reproductive Health Course: (1 year Diploma)

The school offers a comprehensive reproductive Health distance education course which is recognized by the Ministry of Public Health and Ministry of Medical Services.  The course duration is one (1) year and it is examined through written and practical examinations.  To be certified by AMREF and Ministry of Health

NB: A shorter version of the course (certificate) through residential training is available for 4 weeks.

Admission Criteria:

Be a health worker: Nurses, Clinical Officers, Doctors

  • Applied ICT & Health Research Course:

This is a six (6) months distance education course or four (4) weeks face to face course which is examined through written examination, supervised writing and submission of a research report.

Admission Criteria:

Be a health worker: Nurses, Clinical Officers, Doctors

  • Clinical Teaching Assessing & Mentorship

A two (2) weeks face to face course including practicum assessment. The course will be offered thrice a year in January, May and September commencing in January 2012.

Admission Criteria:

All health workers who supervise students at clinical areas.

  • Applied Clinical & community Nutrition

A diploma course for 1 yr through distance learning starting May 2012.  There will be a short 4 weeks residential certificate course on the same starting May 2012.All health care providers are eligible.

Send in your applications with copies of the academic and professional certificates indicating clearly on the application letter the course applying for and your telephone number.

A non refundable application fee of Kshs.1,000/= is payable to AMREF in cash or cheque.  All cheques should be made payable to “AMREF”.

The application or further enquiries should be addressed to:

The Principal Tutor, AMREF Virtual Training School

AMREF Headquarters, Opposite Wilson Airport, Lang’ata Road

P. O. Box 27691 – 00506, Nairobi – Kenya

Tel: 020 – 6993000

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