Human Resources for Health (HRH) is one of the most critical building blocks of the health systems. HRH directly accelerates progress towards the Universal Health Coverage and UN sustainable Development Goals.
The right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health will be realized if the desired quality of healthcare workforce is produced in the right quantity through structured collaboration with key actors.
Public Health professionals play a vital role in building the resilience of communities and health systems to respond to disasters caused by natural or man-made hazards as well as related environmental, biological and technological hazards and risks.
The aim of the Council is to bridge the HRH gap through regulation of Public Health training and the promotion of ethics, integrity and professionalism in Public health practice.
Our desire is to promote competency-based training that transits to skill-based practice among public health professionals who are fit-for-purpose in the rapidly emerging and re-emerging public health environment.
PHOTC specific mandate is to exercise general supervision and control over the training, practice and employment of public health officers and technicians in Kenya and to advice the government in relation to all aspects thereof.Read More