Since its inception in 1998, TICH has become a reputable international center for academic, technical, professional and research excellence. Our 20th anniversary event held at the Tom Mboya labor college was graced by the founder, Prof Dan Kaseje, TICH alumni, General Assembly of Members and friends of TICH. The chief guest was Prof David Some, former CEO Commission for university education.
In his speech, Professor Emeritus Dan Kaseje highlighted key achievements of TICH since 1998. Some of these achievements include:
- TICH sustained model of delivery of health care by linking key stakeholders with the community specifically in decision making.
- TICH alumni have grown to become managers in health systems that are holding key positions in government offices, international and local NGOs
- TICH has created and sponsored a university, which is recognized as the only private university in the Western region.
- TICH is a critical player and contributes towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Kenya.
- TICH has partnered with County governments to strengthen their health systems in implementation of community health strategy (Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori, Siaya, Busia, Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, Garissa, Kajiado, Mandera, Nyamira, Kisii, Bomet, Trans Nzoia, Turkana)
- TICH has contributed to the development of the Community Health Assistants training modules and curriculum design nationally. Subsequently, also contributed in the development of National Health policies and strategies in the Eastern and Southern Africa.
The focus of TICH as an institution is to nurture effective heath systems managers who can embrace the constraints in the African context. The institution aspires to scale up and sustain community development programmes as well as engage in improving livelihoods. We envision to extend partnership to all the 47 counties in Kenya as well as Africa and beyond.