AKUMS

THE ASSOCIATION OF KENYATTA UNIVERSITY MEDICINE STUDENTS

INTRODUCTION TO AKUMS

The association of Kenyatta University Medicine Students (AKUMS) is a registered non- political, non- profit independent organization established on 26 th November, 2008, whose main objective is focus on sensitizing, education and championing of better health policies and provision to our society. It is involved in modalities of upgrading standards both inside and outside Kenyatta University. Focus is also on youth empowerment on health management. This association does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, creed, religion, nationality or ethnic origin. Currently, the school has a student population of approximately one thousand across all the departments, with excellent infrastructure for teaching, learning and research

AKUMS EXECUTIVE BOARD 2020/2021


MISSION STATEMENT

To inculcate a culture of morally sensitive students of medicine, intent on shaping and improving provision of sustainable quality health services through its programming and activities.

CORE VALUES

The values to be enshrine at the membership and management level include creativity and innovation, integrity, discipline, excellence, respect for diversity, professionalism, empathy and humility.

OBJECTIVES

  • Empower students of medicine students in using their knowledge and capacities for the benefit of the society.
  • Provide a forum for medicine students in Kenyatta University to discuss topics related to individual and community health, education and science and formulate policies for such discussions in an effort at enhancing academic growth.
  • Provide a link between members, other medical students’ associations and international organizations and encourage cooperation for the ultimate benefit of the members and the society as a whole.
  • Provide mentorship to members and build character and model them to fit into the medical field
  • Promote and facilitate training in extracurricular activities and provide mentorship to members thereby sensitizing them.
  • Provide mentorship to members and build character and model them to fit into the medical field
  • Develop a family of professionals that is united.