We are
Who We Are

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.

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.


Our Mission

To guarantee appropriate regulation of public health practice by ensuring compliance with standards for training, registration and licensing

Our Core Values

PHOTC embraces the following core values and the same is expected of its associates and those regulated;

  • Professionalism
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Team work
  • Gender equity

Our Vision

To be a world class public health regulatory body for maintaining standards of public health training and practice.