Master in Health Systems Management

Philosophy of the Programme

To impart knowledge and skills in Health Systems Management for the delivery of quality health care services.

Philosophy of the  Programme

The MSc. in HSM programme is intended to address the national health systems needs in using strategic management and leadership skills for effective human health services delivery.

Rationale of the  Programme

With emergence and re-emergence of diseases and the need to achieve the sustainable development goals, the training of health systems managers requires a paradigm shift in order to prepare the graduates to manage the health sector challenges locally and internationally. The training of healthcare managers requires instilling key competencies to manage healthcare resources in public as well as in private institutions. The Kenyan long-term and intermediate strategic health sector plans recognize the need for competent, motivated health workforce, for strong support systems that will ensure effective health service delivery. Therefore, health systems thinking needs to be embedded in all health professionals training programme.